Wyeth’s Motion For Mistrial Granted In Prempro Case

Law360 (October 11, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a surprise turnaround, a Pennsylvania state court judge has declared a mistrial in the first state court trial over Wyeth’s hormone replacement therapy drug, overturning a jury’s finding that Prempro was a cause of a woman's breast cancer.

The drug maker said in a statement Wednesday that Judge Norman Ackerman of the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas granted its motion for a mistrial in the case of 67-year-old Jennie Nelson, who alleged that she developed breast cancer from the use of Prempro.

Wyeth said the...
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