Eli Lilly Escapes Suit Over Prozac Slaying, Suicide

Law360, New York (November 17, 2009, 1:27 PM EST) -- A federal judge has dismissed a wrongful death suit against Eli Lilly & Co., rejecting the plaintiff's bid to add a new expert after the judge excluded testimony from a psychiatrist for using flawed methods to show that Prozac caused a man to kill himself, his wife and his dog.

Judge Judith C. Herrera of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico on Monday rejected plaintiff Mark Rimbert's bid to substitute a new expert in the wrongful death, personal injury and product liability...
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