December 5, 2018

Why is the US Solicitor General Supporting Merck in Supreme Court Fosamax Preemption Appeal?

The plaintiffs have requested the U.S. Supreme Court uphold a federal appeals court ruling that allowed their cases to move forward, however acting U.S. Solicitor General Jefferey Wall asked for permission to present oral arguments. It would be a plus for Merck, because Wall has been a major supporter of the Big Pharma position on the issue of preemption, which revolves around the question of whether FDA decisions protect pharma companies from state legal challenges.

Read the source article in Mass Tort Nexus.



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