Friday, May 12, 2006

Meridia Appellate Decision: Daubert Excludes Expert Testimony

Th never ending litigation involving Meridia had an issue rendered by the Sixth Circuit Appeals Court on May 11, 2006. Meridia is a drug that is prescribed to treat obesity.

The appellate decision affirmed a lower court decision to exclude a pharmacologist's opinion that the elevation in blood pressure caused by Meridia outweighed any health benefits.

Go here to read the PDF opinion.

More later after I have had a chance to digest it.