Russell Jackson has details; Louisiana essentially brought a lawsuit with vague allegations of wrongdoing but no evidence that their was any causal relationship to any economic harm the state allegedly suffered. The federal court decision involved the sort of parens patriae lawsuit that the SPILL Act is trying to send back to state court.
State of Louisiana loses Vioxx case
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- Around the web, October 17
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