Judge Tosses 2 Cases In Seroquel MDL

Law360, New York (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...
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