Pfizer Settles Suit Over Rimadyl Dog Death

Law360, New York (March 27, 2013, 4:54 PM EDT) -- Pfizer Inc. has settled a Colorado couple's suit claiming the company failed to adequately warn pet owners of the potential dangers of its canine anti-inflammatory medication Rimadyl, which they say caused the death of their golden retriever, the plaintiffs' attorneys announced Tuesday.

The confidential settlement resolves allegations of negligence and misrepresentation brought by Christopher Cooper and Shelly Smith, who Pfizer in July 2011, claiming their pet golden retriever died after being given Rimadyl, according to the plaintiffs' counsel Jennifer Edwards of the Animal Law Center....
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