Appeal Set For Thwarted Seroquel Plaintiff

Law360, New York (July 14, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Facing thousands of product liability lawsuits over its antipsychotic medication Seroquel, AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP may also need to deal with appeals court cases soon, as one of the drugmaker's advance victories is ready for consideration by a higher court.

Linda Guinn, the plaintiff in one of the trial pool cases in the Seroquel multidistrict litigation, is appealing the lower court’s grant of summary judgment to AstraZeneca, potentially reviving claims Seroquel caused her to develop diabetes.

The appeal, bound for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the...
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