JMOL, New Trial Sought After Defense Verdict In Depakote Birth Defect Case

(January 15, 2016, 3:43 PM EST) -- CINCINNATI — A woman who lost her Depakote birth defect case on Jan. 8 asked for judgment as a matter of law or a new trial (Pamela Rheinfrank, et al. v. Abbott Laboratories, et al., No. 13-144, S.D. Ohio, Western Div.).

(Rheinfrank brief available. Document #28-160121-006B.)

In November, a jury in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio returned a verdict in favor of defendant Abbott Laboratories Inc. in the case brought by Pamela Rheinfrank. Rheinfrank alleged that she took Depakote during her...
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