GSK Owes $12M To Widow of Reed Smith Atty, Jury Hears

By Jessica Corso (March 14, 2017, 7:46 PM EDT) -- The widow of a Reed Smith LLP partner who took his own life in 2010 says pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline owes her $12 million for the role that a generic Paxil prescription played in the attorney's death, a role that the company strenuously denied at the opening of a federal jury trial Tuesday.

Stewart Dolin was the co-chair of Reed Smith's corporate and securities practice when he jumped in front of an oncoming Chicago train in 2010, ending his life under what his wife insists was the influence of generic paroxetine. Brand-name paroxetine is sold as Paxil and was first brought to...

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