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Pennsylvania Panel Reinstates Compensatory, Punitive Damages In Prempro Case

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. 2626 EDA 2007 and 2690 EDA 2007, Pa. Super.; 2011...

Avastin Breast Cancer Approval Revoked By FDA After Little Benefit Shown

ROCKVILLE, Md. -- The Food and Drug Administration on Nov. 18 revoked approval for Avastin to treat breast cancer after concluding that the drug did not slow progression of tumors and that any benefits did not outweigh the drug's risks. ( Decision. Document #28-111201-001X .) In 2008, the...