Mass. Federal Judge Refuses to Dismiss Singulair Case for Lack of Jurisdiction



DOCUMENTS
  • Order


BOSTON — A Massachusetts federal judge has refused to dismiss a Singulair case for lack of personal jurisdiction, ruling defendants Merck and Organon availed themselves of the privilege of conducting business in the state via their manufacturing, marketing and selling activities.

However, in a Jan. 4 opinion, Judge Judge Nathaniel M. Gorton of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts dismissed the claims for design defect, ruling they are preempted because defendants could not make major changes to the drug’s design without FDA approval.

Massachusetts resident Angela Barnes alleges she was prescribed and took branded and/or generic Singulair …

FIRM NAMES
  • Beck Law Center
  • Campbell Conroy & O'Neil PC
  • Justice Law Collaborative
  • Venable LLP
  • Wilentz Goldman & Spitzer





UPCOMING CONFERENCES




HarrisMartin's MDL Conference: Managing Mass Torts, Status of Key Litigations and Lessons Learned

March 29, 2023 - Tucson, AZ
Omni Tucson National Resort

MORE DETAILS



HarrisMartin's New Jersey Asbestos Litigation Conference

March 03, 2023 - New Brunswick, NJ
Hyatt Regency New Brunswick

MORE DETAILS