1st Seroquel Trial Plaintiff Fails To Prove Causation

Law360, New York (May 26, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A Delaware court has thrown out the first case set for trial among thousands of product liability lawsuits faced by AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP over its blockbuster anti-psychotic drug Seroquel, ruling that the plaintiff's medical expert did not satisfy the threshold for expert admissibility standards.

The ruling Monday by Superior Court Judge Joseph R. Slights III of the Superior Court for the State of Delaware granted the pharmaceutical giant’s bid for summary judgment in the case of plaintiff Nina Scaife, whose claims were scheduled to go to...
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