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In a February 2016 ruling, Illinois District Judge James Zagel raised the stakes for branded drug labeling, which requires pharma companies to prove whether the FDA rejected heightened warnings of associated risks.

Branded Drug Labels Held to Higher Standard in Wake of GlaxoSmithKline Ruling

In a February 2016 ruling, Illinois District Judge James Zagel raised the stakes for branded drug labeling, requiring pharma companies to prove whether the FDA rejected heightened warnings of associated risks. Plaintiff Wendy Dolin alleged negligence on part of GlaxoSmithKline (“GSK”) over its antidepressant Paxil—a generic form of which she claims led...

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GlaxoSmithKline Slapped with Product Liability Lawsuit over Paxil

When Kathryn Kiker’s child was born with heart defects in 2001, she had no idea that Paxil, the antidepressant she was taking during her pregnancy, was likely contributing to her baby’s health problems. Paxil’s manufacturer GlaxoSmithKline (“GSK”) now faces a product liability lawsuit alleging fraud, citing that “At the time Paxil was prescribed to...
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