GSK Fights To Block Expert For Reed Smith Atty's Widow

By Sindhu Sundar (September 3, 2015, 8:58 PM EDT) -- GlaxoSmithKline PLC told an Illinois federal court Wednesday to exclude the expert introduced by the widow of a Reed Smith LLP partner who allegedly committed suicide after taking a generic version of its antidepressant Paxil, claiming he has no reliable scientific methodology to support his claims.  

The drugmaker claims that plaintiff Wendy Dolin's causation expert Dr. Joseph Glenmullen and his three reports — two on general causation and one on specific causation — don't even try to show that the generic version of the drug, paroxetine, can cause adults to commit suicide. 

"The first step in demonstrating that a drug causes...

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