10th Circ. Revives Prozac Murder-Suicide Suit

Law360, New York (August 3, 2011, 4:01 PM EDT) -- The Tenth Circuit on Wednesday reinstated a wrongful death suit against Eli Lilly & Co. over a murder-suicide allegedly triggered by Prozac, ruling the district court did not allow the plaintiff enough time to find a new expert witness.

A three-judge panel reversed and remanded a New Mexico federal judge's decision that plaintiff Mark Gilbert Rimbert could not have an additional 60 days to name another expert after the judge excluded testimony from a psychiatrist for using flawed methods to show that Prozac caused Rimbert's father...
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