Amiodarone Wrongful Death Case Dismissed As Preempted, Poorly Pleaded
(August 19, 2016, 1:39 PM EDT) -- BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — An Alabama federal judge on Aug. 18 dismissed a plaintiff’s claims that generic drug maker Sandoz Inc. failed to give her husband a medication guide warning of possible lung damage and that it promoted the drug for off-label uses (Frances Elliot, et al. v. Sandoz, Inc., No. 16-861, N.D. Ala., Southern Div.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 109609).
(Opinion available. Document #28-160901-002Z.)
Charles E. Elliot was diagnosed with non-life-threatening atrial fibrillation. From March to May 2015, Elliot’s doctor prescribed a course of 200 milligrams...