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The Difficulty in Certifying a Class Action Against Drug Companies

Three recent cases demonstrate the difficulty with certifying class actions by third-party payors (TPPs) against drug companies. In In Re: Yasmin and Yaz Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois

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Intron Class Lacked Standing

On June 9, 2010, Judge Stanley R. Chesler of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey dismissed, in its entirety, a class action lawsuit filed against various entities of drug manufacturer Schering-Plough Corporation.  In that case, In

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