Eli Lilly Settles Suit Over Generic Prozac Suicide Risk

Law360, New York (October 25, 2011, 8:27 PM EDT) -- Pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly & Co. settled a product liability suit Tuesday in California accusing the company of neglecting to alert patients of the alleged link between a generic form of Prozac and suicide.

U.S. District Judge A. Howard Matz dismissed without prejudice the case against the last remaining defendant in a suit that was moved to California federal court in 2006. The terms of the settlement were not immediately available.

The case was originally launched against Lilly, Novartis Corp. and Sandoz Inc. by Rosemary Dorsett,...
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