Tuesday, February 01, 2011

Avandia: Case Settles on the Eve of Trial

There is news today that GSK settled the first Avandia trial that was set to go this week in Philly. 

said it settled on the eve of trial a lawsuit alleging its Avandia diabetes drug caused a North Carolina man to die of a heart attack, avoiding a jury determination over risks associated with the medicine.
The U.K.’s biggest drugmaker resolved the suit by the family of James Burford, an Avandia user who died in 2006. 

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