Punitive Damages Over-the-Counter Drugs and Medical Devices: AM Sub SB 80 (2004); ORC Ann. 2305.10.
Provides that manufacturers of over-the-counter drugs and medical devices are
Provides that manufacturers of over-the-counter drugs and medical devices are not liable for punitive damages if the FDA approved the product. This was an extension of existing law which provided for a government standards defense for manufacturers of prescription drugs.
This op-ed was originally published by Agri-Pulse. Mass tort litigation has become a multi-billion-dollar industry for trial lawyers over the past several decades as they’ve targeted everything from tobacco and […]
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