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Pre-emption After Supreme Court Ruling May Depend On How FDA Weighs Risk

Executive Summary

While the Supreme Court's landmark ruling in Wyeth v. Levine dashes pharmaceutical industry hopes for broad protection from product liability lawsuits, it will not trigger any sea change in litigation. Instead, the opinion seems likely to maintain the status quo and restrict the situations in which companies can claim they provided adequate warning of a drug's risks

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