AstraZeneca Strikes Out Again Over Seroquel Expert

Law360, New York (June 24, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A judge in charge of multidistrict litigation over AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP's antipsychotic drug Seroquel has once again denied a request by the drugmaker to exclude general causation testimony of a scientific expert witness for the plaintiffs.

Judge Anne C. Conway of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida ruled in chambers on Tuesday to allow testimony by the plaintiffs' toxicology expert that the weight of scientific evidence supported a finding that Seroquel could cause adverse metabolic effects, including weight gain, hyperglycemia and an...
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