Louisiana Law Review


Fabian Nehrbass


Generic drugs -- Law & legislation, United States. Supreme Court, United States. Food & Drug Administration, Pliva v. Mensing (Supreme Court case), Generic drugs -- Lawsuits & claims


The article offers information related to the supreme courts decisions in PLIVA v. Mensing court case. It mentions that the court has ruled that generic drug companies cannot be sued under state law over allegations that they failed to provide adequate labeling about side effects. It mentions that the case come before the court as court found that the U.S. Food and Drug administration's regulations require that the labeling on a generic drug should be identical to its brand drug counterpart.

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