Supreme Court Won't Hear Tenn. Fen-Phen Case

Law360, New York (March 22, 2010, 12:45 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal of a lower court's order dismissing a case brought by a woman who alleged she developed a fatal heart and lung disease after taking Wyeth Inc.'s withdrawn diet drug fen-phen.

Chief Justice John Roberts did not take part in reaching that decision, according to an order list issued Monday.

Attorneys for the parties could not immediately be reached for comment on Monday.

In September, a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth...
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