Pa. Supreme Court Blocks Appeal In Prempro Case

Law360, New York (April 5, 2010, 3:18 PM EDT) -- An Ohio woman who claimed that Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s hormone treatment gave her breast cancer will not have a chance to appeal a lower court ruling that overturned a verdict in her favor.

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court denied Jennie Nelson's petition for appeal in a March 30 per curiam ruling.

In May 2007, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Ricardo C. Jackson Jr. overturned a jury's verdict in favor of plaintiff Jennie Nelson and threw out a $3 million damages award against Wyeth.

At the time,...
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