Pa. Court Affirms $10M Prempro Judgment Against Pfizer

Law360, New York (July 23, 2012, 6:27 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania appeals court on Friday upheld a $10.4 million damages award leveled against a Pfizer Inc. unit for its failure to warn of the risks allegedly posed by the hormone replacement therapy Prempro, backing expert testimony linking the drug to breast cancer.

The decision is one of the first Prempro rulings to come down since Pfizer announced in May that it had set aside $330 million to settle the remaining claims related to hormone replacement therapies. About 60 percent of the 10,000 suits filed in...
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