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Alabama Supreme Court Upholds Generic Drug Liability Ruling

Brand-name drug makers can be held liable for warnings on a generic medication even if it was produced by another company, the Alabama Supreme Court ruled Friday, standing by an earlier decision that business leaders viewed as a defeat. The …

Supreme Court Extends Ban on Suits Against Generic Drugs

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 …

Supreme Court to Hear Drugmakers’ ‘Pay for Delay’ of Generic Products Case

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on Monday over whether big drug companies can settle patent litigation with generic rivals by making deals to keep cheaper products off the market. U.S. and state regulators say the practice costs consumers, …