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7:22 PM
Mar 04, 2009
 |  BC Extra  |  Top Story

Supreme Court rules against preemption

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 6-3 Wednesday that an FDA-approved label for Phenergan promethazine from Wyeth (NYSE:WYE) did not preempt state tort law in a product liability suit. In Wyeth v. Levine, the majority concluded that it would not be impossible for the company to comply with both federal and state law obligations and that Levine's common-law...

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