Illinois Appeals Court: In-State Paxil Studies Confer State Court Jurisdiction

(August 29, 2016, 12:38 PM EDT) -- CHICAGO — An Illinois state appeals court panel on Aug. 26 affirmed a trial court ruling that it had jurisdiction over GlaxoSmithKline LLP (GSK) in a multiplaintiff Paxil birth defect case in part because GSK conducted Paxil clinical trials in the state that included pregnant study participants (M.M., et al. v. GlaxoSmithKline LLC, et al., No. 1-15-1909, Ill. App., 1st Dist., 5th Div.; 2016 Ill. App. LEXIS 575).

(Opinion available. Document #28-160901-014Z.)

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