8th Circ. Weighs Women's Right To Pursue Wyeth Claims

Law360, New York (June 15, 2011, 5:25 PM EDT) -- Nine New York women who blame their breast cancer on Pfizer Inc.'s menopause drugs urged the Eighth Circuit on Wednesday to allow them to take advantage of Minnesota's longer statute of limitations period despite the dismissal of their New York suits for untimeliness.

At oral arguments, the plaintiffs' attorney Daniel Gustafson told a three-judge appeals panel that a Minnesota federal court wrongly concluded that they could not rule on the claims because a New York court had thrown out the suits on statute of limitations grounds....
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