$110M E-Ferol Settlement Gets Tentative Court OK

Law360, New York (October 14, 2009, 2:44 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has given the initial green light to O'Neal Inc., former Revco DS Inc. unit Retrac Inc. and several of their insurers for a settlement of up to $110 million in a class action over E-Ferol, a toxic vitamin solution manufactured by Retrac's predecessor and given to premature infants in the mid-1980s.

Judge Sidney A. Fitzwater of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas granted preliminary approval to the settlement on Tuesday, though the deal must still be considered at a...
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