Lipitor MDL Judge Partially Excludes Plaintiff Experts’ Testimony In 4 Rulings

Mealey's (May 18, 2016, 12:37 PM EDT) -- CHARLESTON, S.C. — The South Carolina federal judge overseeing the Lipitor multidistrict litigation on May 6 partially excluded expert testimony and denied reconsideration of an earlier specific causation testimony order (In Re: Lipitor [Atorvastatin Calcium] Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2502, No. 14-mn-2502, D. S.C.).

U.S. Judge Richard Mark Gergel of the District of South Carolina dismissed as preempted by federal law plaintiff claims that defendant Pfizer Inc. had a state law duty to include label warnings about Lipitor’s efficacy for...
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