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Wyeth Wins 4th Prempro MDL Bellwether Trial
Posted on 20 Oct 2010 by Tom Moylan

JONESBORO, Ark. - (Mealey's) An Arkansas federal jury on Oct. 19 said a plaintiff did not prove that Wyeth inadequately warned her and her doctor that the hormone replacement therapy drug Prempro could cause breast cancer ( In re: Prempro Products... Read More

Pennsylvania Panel Reinstates Compensatory, Punitive Damages In Prempro Case
Posted on 8 Feb 2011 by Tom Moylan

PHILADELPHIA - A Pennsylvania Superior Court panel on Feb. 7 reinstated a $1.68 million compensatory damage verdict and a sealed punitive damage verdict in a state court Prempro case ( Mary Daniel, et al. v. Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc., et al. , Nos.... Read More

Supreme Court Denies Wyeth's Petition For Certiorari Over Punitive Damages Trial
Posted on 22 Jun 2010 by Shane Dilworth

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on June 21 denied Wyeth's petition for a writ of certiorari seeking reversal of the Eighth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruling allowing a punitive-damages-only trial for a woman claiming that... Read More

Pennsylvania Court Reverses Summary Judgment In 14 Prempro Cases
Posted on 31 Aug 2010 by Shane Dilworth

PHILADELPHIA (Mealey's) - The Pennsylvania Superior Court on Aug. 30 reversed summary judgment rulings in 14 cases brought by women claiming that their use of Prempro and other hormone replacement therapies caused them to develop breast cancer after... Read More

High Court Won’t Stop Hormone Replacement Lawsuits
Posted on 12 Oct 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The Supreme Court won't reconsider a decision to reinstate more than 100 lawsuits filed by women who claimed that hormone replacement therapy caused breast cancer. Full version available to lexis.com subscribers . Read More

High Court Rejects Drug Maker's Appeal
Posted on 21 Jun 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) The U.S. Supreme Court is allowing a new trial in the case of a woman who got breast cancer after taking hormone replacement therapy and is seeking punitive damages against Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. The justices on Monday rejected... Read More

Williams Love O’Leary & Powers Files Prempro Lawsuit
Posted on 17 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

PORTLAND, Ore. — Attorney Mike Williams announced March 11 a lawsuit filed by Sharron Selman, Joan Tope and Linda Narz, who want doctors to stop prescribing the hormone replacement drug Prempro and its active ingredients. At the same time... Read More