2nd Circ. Axes 8 Zyprexa Suits Against Eli Lilly

Law360, New York (October 5, 2010, 2:07 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has thrown out eight lawsuits alleging Eli Lilly & Co. failed to warn that its blockbuster antipsychotic drug Zyprexa causes diabetes, finding most of the plaintiffs' physicians would not have changed their prescriptions even if a different warning were given.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit issued the rulings Monday, affirming the decisions of Judge Jack B. Weinstein of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Judge Weinstein had granted summary judgment in favor of...
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