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Appeal rejected in hormone case

Posted on Jun 23, 2010 in Health & Wellness

Woman got breast cancer after taking replacement therapy updated 10:14 a.m. ET June 21, 2010 WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court is allowing a new trial in the case of a woman who got breast cancer after taking hormone replacement therapy and is seeking punitive damages against Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. The justices on Monday rejected Wyeth’s attempt to block the trial because it is to be limited to punitive damages. Wyeth also wanted the high court to throw out $2.75 million compensatory damages that the woman, Donna Scroggin of Little Rock, Ark., won after suing Wyeth and Upjohn Co.,...

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