Discovery Battles Heat Up Over Wyeth's Prempro

Law360, New York (August 1, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The number of women joining the battle against Wyeth's Prempro drug has increased exponentially since March of 2003, when the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation consolidated and transferred the first five cases related to Wyeth's Prempro drug to the U.S. District Court in the Eastern District of Arkansas.

Wyeth now faces approximately 5,000 suits over Prempro, with women around the country filing lawsuits against the pharmaceutical giant alleging that the combination hormone therapy caused breast cancer.

According to plaintiffs' attorney Mike Williams of Williams, Love, O'Leary...
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