On Thursday, Pfizer announced a $75 million settlement with Nigeria's Kano state government to resolve claims that the pharmaceutical company was responsible for the death or disabling of dozens of children in a 1996 clinical study of the Pfizer antibiotic Trovan. The state -- which initially sought more than $5 billion -- agreed to drop all civil and criminal charges against Pfizer. But Pfizer hasn't bought peace in all of the litigation stemming from the Trovan study.
Pfizer Settles Drug Testing Case With Nigerian State for $75 Million
The American Lawyer
August 3, 2009