Eli Lilly Settles With Doctor Over Zyprexa Leaks

Law360 (September 7, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Drug maker Eli Lilly & Co. has reached a settlement with a doctor who breached a protective order after handing over confidential documents to a plaintiffs' lawyer in the Zyprexa product liability litigation.

The pharmaceutical giant said in a statement Friday that Dr. David Egilman, a former expert witness for the plaintiffs who admitted to leaking sensitive material that made its way into a series of New York Times articles, had agreed to pay $100,000 to settle the case.

Eli Lilly said Egilman had accepted responsibility for leaking documents the drug maker had provided in discovery to attorney James Gottstein with...

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