We have achieved significant results in some of the largest product liability cases of the last few decades. Our team handles cases where the stakes are the highest, safeguarding our clients' hard-earned reputations, and saving them billions of dollars.
- David M. Bernick
- Mergers & Acquisitions Litigation
- Product Liability
- White Collar & Regulatory Defense
David M. Bernick has joined Paul, Weiss as a partner in its litigation department, resident in New York.
Paul, Weiss client Pfizer achieved a major victory in the second Zoloft birth defects case to go to trial in the U.S. At the conclusion of an eight-day trial, a Philadelphia jury returned a complete defense verdict and concluded that Pfizer's warnings about the risks of Zoloft were adequate.
As reported in Bloomberg, Reuters 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.
As reported by Thomson Reuters and Law.com, Paul, Weiss client Pfizer Inc. achieved a major victory when a federal court granted the company's motion for summary judgment in In Re Pfizer Inc. Securities Litigation, a securities class action filed in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York involving decade-old disclosures related to Celebrex and Bextra.