Bellwether Trial Begins in St. Louis over Pfizer’s Zoloft

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On Thursday, April 9, 2015, trial began in St. Louis, Missouri over Pfizer’s Zoloft, the company’s antidepressant drug, before Circuit Court Judge Margaret Neill. The Plaintiffs, Logyn Pesante and his mother Kristyn Pesante, allege that Zoloft caused Logyn Pesante to be born with multiple heart defects including TGA, or transposition of the arteries. Since birth, Logyn has undergone 25 procedures …

Viagra May Increase Risk of Skin Cancer

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Following the publication of a recent study that found a possible link between Viagra and melanoma skin cancer, it appears that Pfizer may face product liability lawsuits over the failure to adequately warn about the potential risks associated with their popular erectile dysfunction drug. According to a study published in this month’s issue of the medical journal JAMA Internal Medicine, …