Eli Lilly Moves To Toss Zyprexa Battle With Conn.

Law360, New York (June 8, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Eli Lilly and Co. has asked for summary judgment in a product liability suit over Zyprexa brought by the state of Connecticut, arguing that the state is unfairly demanding hundred of millions of dollars in refunds while continuing to recommend and promote the antipyschotic to its citizens.

The drugmaker filed a motion for summary judgment and an accompanying memorandum of law Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, contending that the state's claims about metabolic risks and off-label prescribing are...
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