7th Circ. Sides With McNeil In $3.5M Motrin Allergy Case

Law360, New York (August 12, 2010, 5:15 PM EDT) -- Finding that the plaintiff was contributorily negligent, a federal appeals court has affirmed a lower court's decision to revoke a $3.5 million jury award to a woman who claimed that a severe allergic reaction to McNeil Consumer Healthcare's Children's Motrin left her nearly blind and caused most of her skin to fall off.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit on Wednesday affirmed a ruling by Judge James Holderman of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois granting judgment to McNeil,...
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