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Chantix Settlement Reached in Lawsuit Set For Trial This Month

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Pfizer has once-again settled a Chantix lawsuit days before trial was scheduled to begin, resolving a claim that alleged the global pharmaceutical company failed to adequately warn about the risk of psychological side effects associated with their smoking cessation drug.…

Pfizer CEO Required to Testify at Chantix Trial in January 2013

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The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Pfizer, one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies, will be required to appear in person to testify in the first product liability lawsuit over Chantix, which is now expected to go to trial early next year. …

Medtronic Bone Graft Lawsuit Survives Pre-Emption Challenge

A California judge has cleared the way for a Medtronic Infuse bone graft lawsuit, finding that the claim is not pre-empted by federal laws, despite a controversial Supreme Court decision that shielded many medical device manufacturers from litigation over dangerous products that were approved by the FDA. …