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PremPro’s Losing Streak Continues

November 23rd, 2009 by Elizabeth Kissling

There are more than 10,000 lawsuits against Wyeth/Pfizer regarding the link between PremPro and breast cancer. There have been 12 verdicts so far, and juries have awarded money to the plaintiffs in ten of those cases. The latest was announced today, in Donna Kendall v. Wyeth (Phila. CCP, June Term, 2004, No. 0965). The jury awarded Ms. Kendall $6.3 million in compensatory damages, and $28 million in punitive damages.

So far, thirteen women have settled their claims with Wyeth/Pfizer, but if awards like these continue, can we expect Pfizer soon to be offering to settle the rest?

The film clip at left is a video press release prepared by Littlepage Booth, the Houston law firm that represented both Connie Barton and Donna Kendall in their claims against Wyeth/Pfizer.

  

2 Responses to “PremPro’s Losing Streak Continues”

  1. Synthetic Hormones, Pfizer-Wyeth Lose Big Court Case

    A 112 million dollar punitive award indicates outrage at the “wanton and reckless” conduct by Wyeth for pushing a cancer causing pill. This is the tip of the iceberg, as another ten thousand cases are waiting for their day in court.

    Seven years ago, the 2002 WHI study revealed that PremPro causes breast cancer, and millions of women shifted away from synthetic Prempro. The result of this flight from Prempro was a dramatic decline in breast cancer rates, and a shift to the safety and efficay of bioidentical hormones..

    For More:
    http://jeffreydach.com/2009/11/27/synthetic-hormones-pfizerwyeth-lose-big-court-case-by-jeffrey-dach-md.aspx

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