Zyprexa MDL Class Wants Court To Name Doctors

Law360, New York (April 30, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- At a hearing Friday in the Zyprexa multidistrict litigation, counsel for a class of third-party payors urged the court to divulge the names of physicians who may have overprescribed the drug at the behest of Eli Lilly & Co. representatives, while the pharmaceutical company argued the identities were immaterial to the case.

Judge Jack B. Weinstein of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York convened the hearing to decide whether the names of physicians should be released along with 132,000 call notes...
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