Forest Labs Strikes Back At Complaint Over Lexapro

Law360, New York (November 20, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Forest Laboratories Inc. on Monday asked a court to dismiss a product liability suit brought by the estate of a 74-year-old man who committed suicide after taking the antidepressant drug Lexapro.

In its answer to the plaintiff’s complaint, filed with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, Forest said the plaintiff lacked standing and failed to state a claim upon which relief could be granted. Forest added, among other things, that the plaintiff’s claims should be barred by the statute of limitations and...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

In Re: Celexa and Lexapro Products Liability Litigation

Case Number



Missouri Eastern

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability


Rodney W. Sippel

Date Filed

February 17, 2006

Law Firms


UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.