Judge Limits Discovery in Prempro MDL

Law360, New York (August 3, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In the multidistrict litigation over the hormone replacement therapy Prempro, a federal judge ordered pharmaceutical giant Wyeth on Thursday to turn over all notes made by sales representatives both before and during the time plaintiffs were prescribed the medication to alleviate symptoms relating to menopause.

Judge William R. Wilson clarified that Wyeth would only have to produce call notes from before Sept. 9, 2004, the day an earlier order to turn over sales call notes was signed. The ruling is a partial victory for Wyeth, which...
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