Pa. Supreme Court Blocks Appeal In Prempro Case

Law360, New York (April 5, 2010, 3:18 PM EDT) -- An Ohio woman who claimed that Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s hormone treatment gave her breast cancer will not have a chance to appeal a lower court ruling that overturned a verdict in her favor.

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court denied Jennie Nelson's petition for appeal in a March 30 per curiam ruling.

In May 2007, Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas Judge Ricardo C. Jackson Jr. overturned a jury's verdict in favor of plaintiff Jennie Nelson and threw out a $3 million damages award against Wyeth.

At the time,...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.