- Bruesewitz v. Wyeth, Inc.
On February 22, 2011, the U. S. Supreme Court held that a federal law expressly preempts all state-law products liability suits challenging the design of widely administered childhood vaccines, which the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has already determined to be safe and effective. The decision was a victory for the Washington Legal Foundation (WLF), which filed a brief urging affirmance of the decision below.
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