Pfizer Garners Win In Viagra MDL Discovery Spat

Law360, New York (January 30, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has handed Pfizer Inc. a victory in an ongoing discovery dispute in the multidistrict litigation over Viagra, ruling that the pharmaceutical giant may seek additional discovery related to a study by one of the plaintiffs' expert witnesses on the impotence drug's possible link to eye damage.

In an order signed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, Judge Paul A. Magnuson partially granted Pfizer's motion for additional discovery, ruling that the drugmaker may seek depositions and documents from the...
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