Ohio Federal Jury Returns Defense Verdict In Depakote Birth Defect Trial

(November 3, 2015, 12:35 PM EST) -- CINCINNATI — An Ohio federal jury on Nov. 2 returned a defense verdict in a Depakote birth defect trial (Pamela Rheinfrank, et al. v. Abbott Laboratories, Inc., et al., No. 13-144, S.D. Ohio, Western Div.).

(Rheinfrank verdict available. Document #28-151112-009V.)

The 11-member jury in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio found that plaintiffs Pamela Rheinfrank and her daughter, Maria, did not prove by a preponderance of evidence that Abbott failed to provide adequate warnings or instruction for Depakote and that that failure...
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