Court Tosses Verdict, $3M Award Against Wyeth

Law360, New York (May 31, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania appellate court has overturned a verdict and thrown out a $3 million damages award against Wyeth in a case involving controversial hormone replacement therapy Prempro.

On Thursday, the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas tossed out the jury's February decision in a suit brought by breast cancer patient Jennie Nelson and her husband, granting Wyeth's post-trial motion for relief.

The court's decision to reverse the verdict is just the latest in a series of twists and turns in the Nelson case, one of 5,000 individual...
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.