July 10, 2008

Arkansas District Court Vacates $27 Million Punitive Damages Award Against Wyeth and UpJohn

FoxNews is reporting that federal district judge William R. Wilson of the Eastern District of Arkansas has granted a motion for judgment as a matter of law, vacating the $27 million punitive damages award against Wyeth and Upjohn in a lawsuit over hormone replacement drugs Premarin and Prempro. Wyeth says it still plans to appeal the $2.75 million compensatory damages award.