Fen-Phen Plaintiff Denied Cut Of Settlement

Law360, New York (September 12, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has rejected a claimant's bid for a portion of the settlement involving controversial diet drug fen-phen and has said that the woman did not prove she was entitled to a portion of the proceeds set aside by Wyeth.

On Thursday, the Third Circuit put an end to Gay Patterson's quest to receive a portion of the national class action settlement money, relying on an independent cardiologist's opinion that she did not have a reasonable medical basis to...
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