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Sindell v. Abbott Laboratories
Citation:26 Cal.3d 588, 163 Cal.Rptr. 132, 607 P.2d 923, cert. denied, 449 U.S. 912, 101 S.Ct. 285, 66 L.Ed.2d 140 (1980)
ProfessorMelissa A. Hale
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Judith Sindell (Plaintiff) developed a bladder tumor which she attributed to a drug that her mother took to prevent miscarriages. The drug was manufactured by Abbott Laboratories (Defendant) as well as up to 200 other companies. Plaintiff sued Defendant and four other companies for negligently manufacturing and marketing the drug despite knowing the danger it posed to the unborn children.
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