learned intermediary doctrine

noun

Legal Definition of learned intermediary doctrine

: a doctrine of products liability law: the manufacturer of a prescription drug fulfills its duty to warn of potentially harmful effects of the drug by informing the prescribing physician and is not also obligated to warn the user

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“Learned intermediary doctrine.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/learned%20intermediary%20doctrine. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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