Pfizer Hit With Suit Claiming Lipitor Caused Diabetes

Law360, New York (October 9, 2013, 12:37 PM EDT) -- Pfizer Inc. was sued Tuesday by a Louisiana woman claiming she developed Type 2 diabetes after taking Pfizer’s blockbuster cholesterol treatment Lipitor for roughly a decade starting in the late 1990s and that the drug giant fraudulently hid Lipitor’s potential link to blood sugar levels until 2012.

In a complaint filed in Louisiana federal court, Gladys Board claimed that Pfizer had not included a warning about increased glucose levels associated with Lipitor until after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration asked it to do so in...
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Case Title

Board v. Pfizer, Inc.


Case Number

3:13-cv-00661

Court

Louisiana Middle

Nature of Suit

Personal Injury: Health Care/Pharmaceutical Personal Injury Product Liability

Judge

James J. Brady

Date Filed

October 8, 2013

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