After at least 24 product liability lawsuits were filed in 16 different courts against makers of fluoroquinolone antibiotics (FLQs) Levaquin, Cipro, Avelox, and other similar drugs, plaintiffs are now seeking to consolidate their cases into one multi-district litigation, or “MDL,” which is a mechanism courts to centralize many similar cases to expedite future proceedings. The...Read more
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A Wall Street Journal investigation has uncovered an industry-wide practice of pharmaceutical companies outsourcing drug safety monitoring, which may potentially affect the level of safety oversight in the market. Drug giants like AstraZeneca, Bristol-Myers Squibb, and Novartis have started farming out these functions, such as analysis of side effect reports, to companies located...Read more