Cases

Extraordinary Results


The firm demonstrates prominence in pharmaceutical litigation through its role in shaping the substantive law in this field. Consider these facts:

  • Our briefing and legal argument before the New Jersey Supreme Court resulted in its adoption of the “learned intermediary” doctrine in this state
  • We were intimately involved in developing the vaccine industry’s strategy to defeat plaintiffs’ efforts to impose market share liability
  • The firm prevailed against plaintiffs’ attempts to eliminate the state-of-the-art defense in New Jersey for pharmaceutical manufacturers

The following are among the prescription pharmaceuticals and medical devices we have defended:

Prescription Pharmaceuticals

  • Anorectic drugs
  • Diethylstilbestrol (DES)
  • Diet drugs
  • Intrauterine devices
  • Hormone therapeutics
  • Oral and implanted contraceptives
  • Diphtheria, Pertussis, and Tetanus (DPT) vaccine
  • Biologics
  • Poliovirus vaccine
  • Influenza vaccine
  • Anticonvulsants
  • Antimalarials
  • Antidepressants
  • Antipsychotics
  • Anesthetic agents
  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
  • Tetracycline and other antibiotics
  • Medical Devices

Electrosurgical generators

  • Apnea monitors
  • Ophthalmic and laboratory equipment
  • Catheters
  • Needles
  • Sutures
  • Latex gloves
  • Medical implants
  • Breast implants
  • Barium enema kits
  • Syringes
  • Heart valves
  • Pacemakers
  • Orthopedic prostheses
  • Corneal tissue grafts 

Over the Counter (OTC) Medications

  • PPA
  • Ephedra
  • Ibuprofen

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