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Monday, June 24, 2013



" If you (the patient) happen to have been prescribed a brand-name drug and that drug injures you, your suit can go forward; if you were prescribed the brand-name drug's generic copy -- which public policy has favored for three decades -- your suit against the generic manufacturer is kaput. Got that?"

Well - the idea is that the generic manufacturer has no freedom (and thus - cannot err) in labeling its product. FDA requires the label to be identical to that of the original drug. It does make perfect sense.

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