A Philadelphia jury has rendered a defense verdict in one of the last diet drug mass tort cases pending in the Court of Common Pleas. The plaintiff alleged that his wife's ingestion of the drug Pondimin led to her death from primary pulmonary hypertension. According to the court, the Complex Litigation Center still has pending 56 cases, with plaintiffs claiming that diet drugs caused PPH. Most such cases were disposed of following a multibillion-dollar global settlement with drug manufacturers.
Jury Renders Defense Verdict in Diet Drug Case
The Legal Intelligencer
October 24, 2008