Biogen, Elan Get Summary Judgment In Tysabri Wrongful Death Case
(August 31, 2016, 12:40 PM EDT) -- SALT LAKE CITY — A Utah federal judge on Aug. 5 granted summary judgment in a Tysabri wrongful death case, finding that the plaintiff’s claims are preempted by federal law and that the drug’s warning label warned of a possible brain infection and because the plaintiff lacked a qualified expert (Kenneth Christison, et al. v. Biogen Idec Inc., et al., No. 11-1140, D. Utah, Central Div.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 110273).
(Order available. Document #28-160901-021R.)
Annalee Christison was prescribed Tysabri in 2006 to treat her multiple...