This case is a vivid example of why it’s important to allow lawsuits against brand-name drug companies for injuries caused by generic drugs. If the California Supreme Court lets Novartis off the hook, then the world will be a much more dangerous place.
Paul Bland recently spoke to the Sinclair Broadcasting Group about the Takata airbag recall, which affects over 17 million cars. In some airbags, the device becomes defective and causes sharp shards to explode in the face of the passenger during a crash. These airbags have been linked to 13 deaths and more than 100 injuries.