November 15, 2018 / 10:13 PM / a month ago

Ranbaxy beats class certification bid in case over contamination threat

A federal judge has refused to certify a class of consumers who sued India’s Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd to obtain a refund for generic Lipitor pills they bought that the company later recalled due to a possible contamination threat.

U.S. District Judge Peter Sheridan in Trenton, New Jersey in a ruling made public on Wednesday said the case was not appropriate for class treatment because the laws of 50 different states would apply, meaning common issues did not predominate.

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