A woman who sued Wyeth Pharmaceuticals, claiming that the hormone replacement therapy she took was the cause of her breast cancer, is barred by the two-year statute of limitations from bringing a personal injury claim, a Philadelphia Common Pleas judge ruled Monday. As hormone replacement therapy cases have become recognized by litigators and judges as a hotbed of litigation in the court's Complex Litigation Center, the judge's ruling could affect hundreds of cases.
HRT Patient's Personal Injury Claim Found to Be Time-Barred
The Legal Intelligencer
September 25, 2007