Very Best Court Limits Wherein Patients Can Sue For Accidents Caused By Tablets

| Getty Supreme Court limits where patients can sue for injuries caused by drugsBristol-Myers Squibb prevailed in its effort to get the Supreme Court to limit where patients can sue to seek compensation for harm caused by drugs.
A Supreme Court ruling could limit patients’ ability to “forum shop” cases against drugmakers.
BMS and the government said California’s Supreme Court erred when it agreed that the out-of-state plaintiffs had standing in the case.
A BMS win could limit patients’ ability to “forum shop” cases against drugmakers.
California is thought to be a particularly friendly state for injured plaintiffs, and a court victory for BMS could discourage patients from seeking relief there to boost their odds of a victory.

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