Pennsylvania Paxil Birth Defect Cases Stayed Pending Post-Trial Motions, Appeal

(April 29, 2016, 8:49 AM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania state court judge on April 21 stayed the state’s mass tort Paxil birth defect litigation pending post-trial proceedings and an appeal in a case that was nonsuited earlier in the month (In Re: Paxil, No. 07020322000280, Braden Rader v. GlaxoSmithKline, LLC, September Term 2011, No. 3672, Pa. Comm. Pls., Philadelphia Co.).

(Order available. Document #28-160505-008R.)

The stay was ordered by Judge Arnold L. New of the Philadelphia County Common Pleas Court.

On April 4, Judge Kenneth Powell granted a compulsory nonsuit motion...
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