GSK Wins Bid To Boot Paxil Suicide Suit

Law360, New York (November 17, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A Pennsylvania judge has thrown out a product liability case accusing GlaxoSmithKline PLC of failing to include specific warnings about an increased risk of suicide associated with its antidepressant Paxil after finding that the claims were barred by the state's statute of limitations.

The Oct. 29 ruling, issued without an accompanying opinion by Philadelphia County Common Pleas Court Judge Allan L. Tereshko, granted summary judgment in favor of the pharmaceutical giant, dismissing with prejudice all the claims brought by plaintiffs Mary, Kristin and Dwayne Collins, according...
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