Texas, Mich. Zoloft Suits Show No Deception, Pfizer Says

Law360, Philadelphia (November 18, 2013, 3:52 PM EST) -- A Pfizer Inc. attorney urged a Pennsylvania federal judge on Monday to toss a pair of product liability lawsuits pending as part of Zoloft-related multidistrict litigation, after arguing that the plaintiffs had failed to adequately allege under Michigan and Texas law that the antidepressant had been fraudulently approved.

Mark Cheffo, an attorney with Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP representing the drugmaker, argued that plaintiffs in two cases alleging that Zoloft caused birth defects in their children had not met their burden under Michigan and Texas...
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IN RE: ZOLOFT (SERTRALINE HYDROCHLORIDE) PRODUCTS LIABILITY LITIGATION


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2:12-md-02342

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Pennsylvania Eastern

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

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CYNTHIA M. RUFE

Date Filed

April 17, 2012

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