8th Circ. Won't Revive Minn. Prempro Suits

Law360, New York (October 25, 2011, 8:32 PM EDT) -- The Eighth Circuit upheld a ruling Tuesday that a group of women who sued Pfizer Inc.-owned Wyeth Inc. in New York over Prempro, a hormone treatment they claimed caused breast cancer, could not renew the case under Minnesota's statute of limitations.

The appeals court found that a Minnesota federal court had properly applied the full faith and credit clause, which calls for states to respect judgments made in other jurisdictions, in determining that a case ending in a summary judgment for Wyeth on time-barring grounds in...
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