Eli Lilly Dodges More Claims In Darvocet, Darvon MDL

Law360, Chicago (July 29, 2013, 6:15 PM EDT) -- A Kentucky federal judge handed Eli Lilly & Co. summary judgment Monday on two plaintiffs' claims in multidistrict litigation over injuries allegedly tied to painkillers Darvocet and Darvon, saying the women failed to establish that they ingested a product Eli Lilly made.

Plaintiffs Beverly Smith and Eva McCrary alleged in their amended complaint that they ingested propoxyphene, the active ingredient in Darvocet and Darvon, products made by Lilly, but the company had argued that it was entitled to summary judgment because they had not demonstrated that...
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