Lilly Allowed To Keep Expert Out Of Prozac Death Suit

Law360, New York (July 27, 2009, 3:06 PM EDT) -- Eli Lilly & Co. has won a bid to exclude a doctor's testimony that the company failed to warn of the risks of Prozac or adequately test the popular antidepressant, in a gruesome wrongful death lawsuit alleging the drug caused a man to kill his wife, his dog and himself.

Judge Judith Herrera of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico on Tuesday granted Lilly's motion to exclude the testimony of Dr. Grace Jackson, whom plaintiff Mark Rimbert had designated as an expert...
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