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Childers, Schlueter & Smith, LLC Set for Reglan/metoclopramide Jury Trial Involving Woman's Development of Tardive Dyskinesia
Date:7/19/2010

ATLANTA, July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The law firm of Childers, Schlueter & Smith, LLC of Atlanta, Georgia has announced that a jury trial involving the drug Reglan/metoclopramide will be held during the week of July 26, 2010.  The case is Susan Swicegood v. Pliva et. al. in the United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division.

The lawsuit alleges that the drug makers and marketers of Reglan/metoclopramide failed to adequately warn physicians of the long-term dangers associated with taking the drug, specifically, the neurological disorder tardive dyskinesia.

Reglan and its generic equivalent, metoclopramide, are used to treat several types of stomach disorders including nausea and acid reflux. The complaint alleges that Ms. Swicegood's doctor prescribed 10mg Reglan to be taken four times daily. Ms. Swicegood took the generic form of the drug and developed a permanent movement disorder called tardive dyskinesia as a result - a disorder of the nerves in which involuntary, repetitive movements develop in the lower portion of the face and in limbs.

Previous and Pending Reglan lawsuits, which now total over 150 filed, prompted the FDA to change requirements in the labeling of the drug in February 2009 to account for the increased risk of developing tardive dyskinesia from Reglan/metoclopramide use. New rules included a "Black Box" warning about the potential risk of tardive dyskinesia from long-term use. However, the suit alleges that the Physician's Desk Reference used by Ms. Swicegood's doctor was not updated with the new warnings as required by law.  As a result, neither the patient nor her doctor understood the true risk of taking or prescribing the drug.

The lawsuit was filed in the United States District Court, Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division. The Defendant in the case is Pliva, Inc. The Civil Action File Number is 1:07-CV-1671. Childers, Schlueter & Smith, LLC will conduct the Reglan/metoclopramide jury trial with its nationally renowned co-counsel of Daniel J. McGlynn of McGlynn, Glisson, and Mouton Law Firm and Bill Curtis of Miller, Curtis & Weisbrod, LLP.

About Childers, Schlueter & Smith:

Childers, Schlueter & Smith is a preeminent Georgia law firm that takes pride in years of experience and exceptional results. For more about the alleged dangers of Reglan/metoclopramide, or to learn more about Childers, Schlueter & Smith, call toll free at 1-800-641-0098 or visit http://www.cssfirm.com.


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