January 16, 2018 / 10:36 PM / a year ago

West Virginia top court to weigh J&J case over generic drug injury

The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals on Wednesday will become the latest top state court to weigh whether consumers can sue the makers of brand-name pharmaceutical products over injuries allegedly caused by generic versions of the drugs.

The arguments come in a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson by a West Virginia woman who said that she developed acute respiratory distress syndrome after taking a generic version of the company’s antibiotic Levaquin made by another company.

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