Pfizer Seeks To Quash Report In Nigerian Drug Suit

Law360, New York (October 24, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Pfizer Inc. on Wednesday reportedly asked a Nigerian court to reject a report by a health ministry panel that alleges the drug giant carried out illegal clinical trials that killed or disabled children, saying the report is flawed.

Anthony Idigbe, an attorney for the New York-based Pfizer, said the report was biased because Pfizer had never been given the opportunity to cross-examine the witnesses who testified before the panel, Dow Jones reported.

Idigbe said the report, which was compiled by a panel established in 2001 under...
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