• Pfizer Wins First U.S. Trial Over Zoloft Birth-Defect Risk

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    As reported in BloombergReuters and other media outlets, Paul, Weiss client Pfizer achieved a major victory in the first Zoloft birth defects case to go to trial in the U.S. At the conclusion of a seven-day trial, a St. Louis jury returned a complete defense verdict in under two hours. The jury rejected the plaintiff's allegations that a mother's use of Zoloft in the first trimester of her pregnancy caused her child's cardiac birth defect.

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  • Paul, Weiss Wins Fourth Jury Trial
    in Pfizer Drug Liability Cases

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    Paul, Weiss achieved its fourth consecutive victory in just over a year as lead counsel for Pfizer in its Prempro hormone replacement trials when a Nebraska jury cleared Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a unit of Pfizer Inc., of any wrongdoing in a case alleging the company's hormone treatment Prempro caused breast cancer in a patient. Paul, Weiss successfully represented Pfizer in three jury trials in 2010.

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  • Philip Morris USA Secures
    Mistrial in Lights Class Action

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    As reported by Bloomberg, The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The American Lawyer, and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Paul, Weiss achieved an important victory for Philip Morris USA, when, after nearly five days of deliberations, the jury yesterday hung in the first "Lights" case to reach a jury.

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