Atty's Doc Says He Didn't Know Of Paxil's Suicide Risk

Law360, Chicago (March 27, 2017, 8:29 PM EDT) -- The doctor who prescribed generic Paxil to Stewart Dolin days before he took his own life said Monday he didn’t know the Reed Smith LLP partner to be depressed and wouldn’t have prescribed the drug if GlaxoSmithKline informed him that it could induce suicidal behavior, a characterization the drug company disputes.

Martin Sachman appeared in court Monday wearing the tie and the belt of a man he characterized as his best friend and told an Illinois federal jury that he was “absolutely shocked” to hear that...
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Case Information

Case Title

Dolin v. Smithkline Beecham Corporation, et al

Case Number



Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

365(Personal Inj. Prod. Liability)


Honorable William T. Hart

Date Filed

August 13, 2012

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