Navigation Links
Wyeth Wins Philadelphia Diet Drug Trial Involving Claim of PPH
Date:10/10/2008

MADISON, N.J., Oct. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wyeth (NYSE: WYE) announced today that the jury in the case of Danny Crowder (Individually and as Administrator of the Estate of Edna Faye Crowder) v. Wyeth in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas found in favor of Wyeth.

"We believe this unanimous verdict was supported by the evidence," says Bob Nicholas, an attorney from Reed Smith, who represented Wyeth. "While Mrs. Crowder's death was tragic, the medical evidence clearly demonstrated that her condition was unrelated to the diet drugs she used over ten years ago."

The trial began on September 29, 2008 before The Honorable Gary S. Glazer. The plaintiff alleged the wrongful death of Mrs. Crowder caused by Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (PPH) as a result of her use of the diet drug Pondimin(R), a drug once marketed by Wyeth. The Court had earlier ruled that plaintiff could not pursue punitive damages in this case.

The plaintiff was represented by the Clark Burnett law firm of Houston, Texas.

Wyeth is one of the world's largest research-driven pharmaceutical and health care products companies. It is a leader in the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceuticals, vaccines, biotechnology products, nutritionals and non-prescription medicines that improve the quality of life for people worldwide. The Company's major divisions include Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Wyeth Consumer Healthcare and Fort Dodge Animal Health.


'/>"/>
SOURCE Wyeth
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related biology technology :

1. Wyeth Announces Increase in Common Stock Dividend
2. Retrospective Analysis of Phase 3 Data Suggest Wyeths Investigational Compound Bazedoxifene/Conjugated Estrogens Comparable to Placebo on Incidence of Abnormal Mammograms
3. Wyeth Sets Webcast And Conference Call for 2008 Third Quarter Earnings
4. Cyprus and Ireland Add Wyeths 7-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV7) to Their National Immunisation Schedules
5. Wyeth Names Daniel J. McIntyre Vice President, Corporate Communications
6. Wyeth and Impax Announce Final Settlement of Effexor XR Patent Suit
7. Wyeths Motion to Overturn Punitive Damages Award Granted by Arkansas Court
8. Wyeth Announces Bernard Poussot Assumes Chairman of the Board Position
9. Wyeth Declares Common and Preferred Stock Dividends
10. Wyeth Pharmaceuticals Announces Organizational Change
11. Intellect Neurosciences, Inc. Grants License for Certain Patents and Patent Applications to Wyeth and Elan Pharma International Ltd.
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/11/2017)... Austin, TX (PRWEB) , ... October 11, 2017 ... ... in August compared the implantation and pregnancy rates in frozen and fresh ... the contribution of progesterone and maternal age to IVF success. , After comparing ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... ... October 10, 2017 , ... San Diego-based team building and ... rebranding initiative announced today. The bold new look is part of a transformation ... moves into a significant growth period. , It will also expand its service offering ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) , ... October 10, 2017 ... ... University City Science Center’s FirstHand program has won a US2020 STEM Mentoring Award. ... accept the award for Excellence in Volunteer Experience from US2020. , US2020’s mission ...
(Date:10/10/2017)... International research firm Parks Associates announced today that ... TMA 2017 Annual Meeting , October 11 in Scottsdale, ... security market and how smart safety and security products impact the competitive ... Parks Associates: Smart Home Devices: Main ... "The residential security market has experienced continued ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:4/5/2017)... -- The Allen Institute for Cell Science today announces the ... and dynamic digital window into the human cell. The ... of deep learning to create predictive models of cell ... growing suite of powerful tools. The Allen Cell Explorer ... available resources created and shared by the Allen Institute ...
(Date:3/30/2017)... , March 30, 2017  On April 6-7, 2017, ... the Genome hackathon at Microsoft,s headquarters in ... competition will focus on developing health and wellness apps ... Hack the Genome is the first hackathon ... The world,s largest companies in the genomics, tech and ...
(Date:3/27/2017)... 27, 2017  Catholic Health Services (CHS) has ... Society (HIMSS) Analytics for achieving Stage 6 on ... . In addition, CHS previously earned a place ... an electronic medical record (EMR). "HIMSS ... of EMR usage in an outpatient setting.  This ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):