Plaintiff, Defendant Post-Trial Motions Denied In $2.5M Risperdal Case

(May 13, 2016, 4:48 PM EDT) -- PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania state court judge on May 4 denied motions for post-trial relief filed by both the plaintiff and defendant in a $2.5 million Risperdal case (Phillip Pledger, et al. v. Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., et al., No. 120401997, Pa. Comm. Pls., Philadelphia Co.).

Judge Ramy I. Djerassi of the Philadelphia County Common Pleas Court denied a motion by plaintiff Austin Pledger and Benita Pledger for relief on the exclusion of punitive damages. The judge also denied defendant Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. and parent company Johnson...
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