Pfizer Says Zoloft MDL Plaintiffs Are Trying End Run Around Expert Exclusion Order

(January 4, 2016, 11:00 AM EST) -- PHILADELPHIA — Pfizer Inc. on Dec. 30 asked the Zoloft multidistrict litigation court to clarify a pretrial order after it says the plaintiffs indicated they intend to use two case-specific experts as general causation experts (In Re: Zoloft [Sertraline Hydrochloride] Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2342, No. 12-md-2342, E.D. Pa.).

(Pfizer brief available. Document #28-160107-012B.)

In December, Judge Cynthia M. Rufe of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania excluded the plaintiffs general causation expert, Nicholas Jewell.

In its Dec. 30 motion,...
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