Humira Was A Factor In Widespread Infection, Doctor Testifies

Law360, Chicago (April 30, 2013, 5:34 PM EDT) -- An infectious disease doctor testified Tuesday that the blockbuster arthritis drug Humira was a substantial factor in a woman's widespread fungal infection, at an Illinois trial over claims that AbbVie Inc. and Abbott Laboratories had failed to warn about the drug's risks.

Arnold Lentnek took the stand as an expert witness for plaintiff Milton Tietz, who alleges that in May 2010 his wife, Delores, was hospitalized, suffered multiple organ failure and nearly died of a fungal infection that had spread throughout her body. He claims that if Abbott...
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