Pfizer Win In Vaccine-Related Cancer Suit Overturned

Law360, New York (August 2, 2010, 3:22 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey appeals court has reversed a win for a vaccine maker now owned by Pfizer Inc. in a lawsuit accusing it of causing cancer with a sloppily made polio vaccine.

The lower court incorrectly granted summary judgment to American Home Products Inc. and several related companies now owned by Pfizer in a suit linking the vaccine Orimune with cancer, the New Jersey Superior Court's appellate division said in a decision issued Thursday.

Plaintiff Jamie Gannon accused AHP of causing his brain cancer by selling...
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