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Patient Generic-Drug Lawsuits Curbed by U.S. Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court reinforced its bar on lawsuits by patients against generic-drug makers, overturning a $21 million award to a woman who suffered debilitating injuries after taking a generic painkiller. The justices, voting 5-4, said the federal drug-approval regime …

U.S. Supreme Court to Review Lawsuits Over Flaws in Generic Drugs

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday agreed to consider whether generic drug manufacturers can be subjected to personal injury lawsuits that allege flaws in the design of drugs, even if federal law would not allow such cases to go forward. …