June 13, 2018 / 12:42 AM / 10 days ago

Pfizer wins appeal in litigation claiming Lipitor causes diabetes

A federal appeals court on Tuesday upheld the dismissal of lawsuits by thousands of women claiming Pfizer Inc’s cholesterol-lowering drug Lipitor caused them to develop diabetes.

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, ruled that a lower-court judge in South Carolina overseeing the litigation properly excluded the testimony of three expert witnesses.

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