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Cherokee Nation Urges Tribe’s Supreme Court To Toss Drugmakers’ Appeal

(July 28, 2016, 5:09 PM EDT) -- TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — The Cherokee Nation Supreme Court should reject an appeal by drugmakers of a tribal court’s refusal to dismiss the tribe’s negligence claims regarding the diabetes drug Actos because the appeal is premature, the Cherokee Nation tells the Supreme Court in a June 24 response brief (Takeda Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc., et al. v. The Cherokee Nation, No. SC-16-02, Cherokee Sup.).

(Appellee’s brief available. Document #96-160812-023B.)

Jurisdiction

The Cherokee Nation sued Takeda Pharmaceuticals USA Inc., several Takeda affiliates and Eli Lilly & Co. in 2013...
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