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Too Soon To Decide Who’ll Pay Costs In Thalidomide Case Misconduct, Judge Says

Mealey's (May 14, 2018, 7:47 AM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania federal judge on May 8 denied a motion by GlaxoSmithKline PLC (GSK) to make a plaintiff law firm pay all the special master fees and costs incurred after the plaintiffs’ firm admitted to falsifying an expert report in an attempt to get a plaintiff to voluntarily withdraw her thalidomide birth defect case (Glenda Johnson, et al. v. SmithKline Beecham Corporation, et al., No. 11-5782, E.D. Pa., 2018 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 77223).

(Opinion available.  Document #28-180517-010Z.)

Between 2011 and 2014, the plaintiff law...
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