Pfizer Fails To Bar Evidence In Neurontin Suicide Suit

Law360, New York (May 3, 2010, 1:55 PM EDT) -- In a suit alleging Neurontin led to a suicide, Pfizer Inc. has largely lost a bid to exclude an array of evidence including a guilty plea by partner company Warner Lambert Co. LLC that it illegally promoted the epilepsy drug for off-label use.

Judge Aleta A. Trauger of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee on Friday mostly rejected Pfizer and co-defendant Warner Lambert's motions to exclude evidence in a Neurontin suit slated to go to trial May 11.

Other evidence that Judge...
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