Tag Archives: hormone replacement therapy

Jury awards $5 million in HRT-breast cancer case

A woman who developed breast cancer after taking combination hormone therapy drugs including Premarin, Provera and Prempro for 15 years won a $5 million award against drug companies Wyeth and Upjohn this month.

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Prempro plaintiff can’t show causation, District Court rules

A product liability plaintiff could not show that the alleged failure of pharmaceutical companies to warn about the dangers of their hormone therapy drugs was the proximate cause of her breast cancer, a U.S. District Court in South Carolina has ...

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Plaintiff’s expert can’t testify in Prempro case

A treating physician could not testify as an expert in a product liability lawsuit alleging that the plaintiff’s breast cancer was caused by her ingestion of hormone replacement therapy drugs, a U.S. District Court in West Virginia has ruled.

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Drug litigation in review 2010

Much like 2009, 2010 was a busy year for prescription drug suits.

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