NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 04, 2009
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(Supreme Court: Pete Williams) The Supreme Court ruling allowing consumers to sue drug companies examined; details given about the case of musician Diana Levine, who lost her forearm after receiving the Wyeth drug Phenergan. [LEVINE – comments.] [Wyeth Pharmaceuticals lawyer Bert REIN- notes how the FDA’s focus differs from the jury’s.] [Public Citizen Litigation Group Brian WOLFMAN- comments on the emergence of drug shortcomings over time.]
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