Judge Tosses State's Suit Against Pfizer Over Rezulin

Law360, New York (November 26, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought against Pfizer Inc. and its subsidiary Warner-Lambert Company LLC by the state of Louisiana that sought reimbursement of Medicaid payments made by the state for the company's diabetes drug Rezulin, which was pulled from the market in 2000.

In a decision handed down on Monday, Judge Lewis A. Kaplan of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York tossed the case, first filed in Louisiana state court in July 2005 and then consolidated in the...
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