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Superior Court Affirms Dismissal of Paxil Birth Defect Case Lacking Proximate Causation

03/11/2013

The Pennsylvania Superior Court affirmed the dismissal of negligent failure to warn, negligent misrepresentation, and design defect claims against the defendant pharmaceutical manufacturer because plaintiffs-appellants failed to challenge the trial court's holding that a physician's failure to read and rely on drug labeling defeated proximate causation pursuant to the learned intermediary doctrine.

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