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Unformatted text preview: The Supreme Court allows preemptive lawsuits of drug cases which imposes a great burden on society. The women sue the company for false labeling which led to harm and the company is blaming it on FDA but it truly lies with the company because they knew about the side effects and would know they would get sued similar to the cases of Agent Orange, DDT, and Vioxx. However, if there is too much fear of getting sued then scientists will have less incentive. Without innovation our society would not be like it was today. Because of our society mode 2 science is becoming the standard with less objectivity. Is it possible for society to impose constraints on science while it keeps being innovative?...
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This note was uploaded on 06/30/2010 for the course CAT cat 2 taught by Professor Golan during the Spring '10 term at UCSD.
- Spring '10