Torts Keyed to Vetri
Bryant v. Hoffmann-La Roche, Inc
Clyde Bryant (Plaintiff) sued Hoffmann-La Roche, Inc. (Defendant) after his wife Carolyn Bryant collapsed at the bottom of the stairs. She suffered severe brain injuries as a result. Carolyn was taking Betapace and Posicor to treat cardiovascular problems and high blood pressure, respectively. Plaintiff sued Defendant under design defect liability, alleging that the combination of Posicor with another drug caused Carolyn’s injuries. Plaintiff provided expert witness testimony suggesting that Posicor, manufactured by Defendant, was defectively designed and not properly tested prior to be placed on the market and sold.
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