Talks Stall In Pfizer’s Nigerian Drug Trial Case

Law360, New York (November 27, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Settlement negotiations between Pfizer Inc. and the Nigerian government have reportedly hit a roadblock in an ongoing case accusing the drug giant of carrying out illegal clinical trials that killed or disabled children.

Government lawyer Mariam Uwais said Tuesday that the out-of-court settlement talks had been suspended. She told reporters at a court in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital, that lawyers for the company “are trying to evade certain issues, but we are insisting that those issues have to be addressed, and unless these issues are addressed we...
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