Pfizer Loses Bid To Undo Retaliation Verdict In 2nd Circ.

Law360, Los Angeles (December 13, 2012, 10:09 PM EST) -- Finding the jury's verdict "reasonable," the Second Circuit on Thursday affirmed a $1.37 million verdict against Pfizer Inc. and in favor of a former Pfizer scientist who claimed she was fired for raising numerous workplace safety concerns after suffering from an unspecified illness.

Former Pfizer molecular biologist Becky McClain, who has since become outspoken about biotech safety, claimed she was fired after she expressed issues with potential safety violations in the company's laboratory in Connecticut. The case was filed in November 2006 and decided in McClain's...
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