Ex-Citigroup Exec Hits Abbott With Humira Cancer Suit

Law360, New York (February 9, 2012, 2:09 PM EST) -- A former Citigroup Inc. director sued Abbott Laboratories Inc. in New York on Wednesday over the company's alleged failure to warn her and her doctor about the cancer risks associated with Humira, saying the drug wrecked her health and career.

New York attorney Cynthia DiBartolo, a former manager and director in compliance internal control and risk management at Citigroup, is seeking millions of dollars in damages from Abbott. She alleges she developed cancer after using Humira to treat her psoriasis, a condition that required surgery to...
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Case Title

Dibartolo v. Abbott Laboratories


Case Number

1:12-cv-00900

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

Naomi Reice Buchwald

Date Filed

February 2, 2012

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