BRIEF-Pfizer fails to win dismissal of shareholder class action lawsuit over Celebrex, Bextra

March 28 Thu Mar 28, 2013 6:24pm EDT

March 28 (Reuters) - Pfizer Inc : * Fails to win dismissal of shareholder class action lawsuit over celebrex,

bextra -- court ruling * Wins dismissal of some but not all claims * Shareholders accused Pfizer of fraudulently misrepresenting cardiovascular

risks associated with celebrex, bextra * Judge says premature to conclude that Pfizer made no material misstatements

or omissions * Decision issued by U.S. district judge laura Taylor swain in Manhattan

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