3rd Circ. Affirms Fen-Phen Claim Denial

Law360, New York (October 30, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Saying that a potential class member failed to show how a district court erred, an appeals court has affirmed the lower court's decision to deny claims the woman submitted as part of a nationwide fen-phen settlement.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled Tuesday that the district court had done a careful and thorough review of the record before deciding Mary Schrodi shouldn't participate in the settlement with Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc.

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District...
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