Mistrial Declared In First Androgel Bellwether

By Jessica Corso (June 12, 2017, 12:41 PM EDT) -- The first attempt to bring AbbVie Inc. to trial over the allegedly hidden side effects of its testosterone replacement drug Androgel ended in a mistrial Monday after the lead plaintiff's attorney fell ill.

One week after Jeffrey Konrad brought before a jury his allegations that the drug caused him to have a heart attack in 2010, U.S. District Judge Matthew Kennelly called the trial off.

The judge's clerk, Pam Geringer, said the mistrial was called due to health issues experienced by one of the parties and lead defense attorney David Bernick of Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP confirmed that...

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