No duty-to-warn exception

A general and universally accepted rule of product liability law is that a company that markets goods must warn foreseeable ultimate users of the dangers inherent in its products. Where prescription drugs are concerned, however, the manufacturer’s duty to warn is limited to an obligation to inform not the patient, but rather the prescribing physician of the potential side effects that may result from taking …

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