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Wyeth Announces Deal to Speed Some Fen-Phen Claims
More than 40,000 former fen-phen users who claim the diet drugs caused minor heart valve damage would be compensated faster -- but get significantly less money -- under a proposed deal to speed review of less-serious cases in the protracted litigation. The agreement with drugmaker Wyeth would set up a new $1.275 billion fund that would cover the biggest group of claimants and could yield payments as early as next year.
August 12, 2004 at 12:00 AM
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By Linda A. Johnson |
Updated on August 12, 2004
The original version of this story was published on Law.Com
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