GSK Hit With $3M Verdict For Reed Smith Atty’s Suicide

Law360, Chicago (April 20, 2017, 4:20 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal jury on Thursday found GlaxoSmithKline liable for the death of Reed Smith LLP partner Stewart Dolin and ordered the pharmaceutical giant to pay $3 million to the attorney’s widow, reaching the conclusion that a generic version of GSK’s Paxil caused Dolin to take his own life.

A nine-person jury agreed with Wendy Dolin that her husband had committed suicide in 2010 under the influence of generic paroxetine, an antidepressant sold as brand-named Paxil. (AP) Following five weeks of trial testimony, the nine-person jury agreed...
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Dolin v. Smithkline Beecham Corporation, et al


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1:12-cv-06403

Court

Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

365(Personal Inj. Prod. Liability)

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Honorable William T. Hart

Date Filed

August 13, 2012

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