In the News Today - July 18, 2017

July 18, 2017

Federal Judge Tosses Majority of Claims by Out-of-State Plaintiffs in Missouri Suit: A federal judge in Missouri dismissed a large number of claims by out-of-state plaintiffs against Bayer for alleged issues with its birth control device, saying the plaintiffs lack personal jurisdiction in the state of Missouri. Of the 94 plaintiffs who brought a proposed class against the pharmaceutical company, only 7 are residents of the state. (Reuters)