Judge Tosses 2 Cases In Seroquel MDL

By Shannon Henson (January 28, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal judge has dismissed two lawsuits in the product liability multidistrict litigation over anti-psychotic medication Seroquel, including one that was scheduled to begin trial next week.

Tony Jewell, a representative for AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, said that a judge in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida granted the company's motions for summary judgment during a hearing Wednesday.

One of the dismissed cases, a suit brought by Linda Guinn, was selected by plaintiffs counsel to be the first tried, Jewell said. The trial was scheduled to begin Feb. 2.

The other suit tossed was brought by David Haller,...

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