Charles M. Wilson, a former insurance executive from Atlanta, and Michael Mazzariello, an attorney from New York City, said in separate lawsuits filed last week against Pfizer Inc. that they began experiencing debilitating pain, weakness and memory problems after taking the anti-cholesterol drug Lipitor. The company called the two suits "baseless," saying all potential side effects of the world's best-selling medication are included on labeling and in advertising.
Pfizer Sued Over Lipitor's Side Effects
The Associated Press
June 12, 2006