Expert Witness Can't Testify in Zyprexa MDL: Judge

Law360, New York (May 13, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The federal judge overseeing the multidistrict litigation over Eli Lilly and Co.'s Zyprexa has refused to admit the testimony of a medical expert in 13 cases involving 20 claimants, ruling that the expert has repeatedly stretched the truth to support findings of causality between the anti-psychotic drug and diabetes.

In an order signed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York, Senior Judge Jack B. Weinstein granted Eli Lilly's motion to disqualify Dr. Stephen J. Hamburger, M.D., as an expert proposed...
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