Witness's Medical Aid To Juror Spurs Pa. Risperdal Mistrial

Law360, Philadelphia (March 30, 2017, 6:15 PM EDT) -- Medical aid an expert witness provided to a juror stricken by a sudden medical emergency in the midst of his testimony has prompted a Pennsylvania state judge to declare a mistrial in the latest case over alleged side effects of the Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. antipsychotic drug Risperdal.

Judge Kenneth Powell of the Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas declared a mistrial on Monday afternoon after the Johnson & Johnson unit argued that a jury in the case would be unable to fairly judge the credibility of a plaintiff’s expert after he jumped to the aid of a juror who passed out...

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