Ephedra Plaintiff Fights Herbalife's Bid To Bar Info

Law360, New York (July 10, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A plaintiff in the multidistrict product liability litigation over ephedra diet pills has lashed back at Herbalife International Inc.'s bid to bar product testing data concerning whether one of the company's products contained the stimulant, arguing that the information could affect punitive damages in the case.

Margaret Parks, an Oklahoma resident who claims she was diagnosed with atrial fibrillation and had a mild ischemic stroke after ingesting Herbalife's Original Green product, said in court documents filed Monday that Herbalife's motion for an order precluding the parties,...
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