The most current and up-to-date information on prescription drugs, including how they come to market, the differences between generics and brand-name drugs, insurance plan coverage, the role of the FDA, and pharmaceutical litigation. The Legal Almanac series serves to educate the general public on a variety of legal issues pertinent to everyday life and to keep readers informed of their rights and remedies under the law. Each volume in the series presents an explanation of a specific legal issue in simple, clearly written text, making the Almanac a concise and perfect desktop reference tool. All volumes provide state-by-state coverage. Selected state statutes are included, as are important case law and legislation, charts and tables for comparison.