Pfizer Off Hook In Prempro Breast Cancer Case

Law360, New York (May 30, 2012, 7:17 PM EDT) -- A Connecticut federal jury ruled Wednesday that Pfizer Inc. was not liable for the breast cancer death of a woman who took hormone therapy drug Prempro, saying the company gave adequate warnings about the drug's health risks.

Plaintiff Lynn G. Moss was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1999 after taking Prempro for six years, according to her 2004 complaint. Her oncologist later testified that the drug, made by Pfizer unit Wyeth Inc., was a substantial factor in causing her death in December 2006, according to court...
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