Calif. Jurisdiction Upheld Over Out-of-State Plavix Plaintiffs

California courts have jurisdiction over 575 out-of-state plaintiffs suing Bristol-Myers Squibb for alleged defects in Plavix, the California First District Court of Appeal has ruled. Plavix cases involving 84 California plaintiffs and the out-of-state plaintiffs have been coordinated in the San Francisco Superior Court. BMS is headquartered in New York.

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