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  • $10.4 Million Plaintiff Award Upheld in Prempro HRT Lawsuit
    $10.4 Million Plaintiff Award Upheld in Prempro HRT Lawsuit
    July 28, 2012

    Philadelphia, PA A $10.4 million award for a Prempro HRT plaintiff has been upheld in Pennsylvania State Superior Court, favoring a woman who alleged the hormone replacement therapy (HRT) drug manufactured by Wyeth (a manufacturer since acquired by pharmaceutical giant Pfizer) caused her to develop breast cancer.

  • Pfizer Reported to Reach $330 Million Deal on Prempro Lawsuits
    Pfizer Reported to Reach $330 Million Deal on Prempro Lawsuits
    February 9, 2011

    New York, NY Pfizer Inc, the maker of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) Prempro, has agreed to pay $330 million to resolve claims that the menopause drug caused breast cancer. The settlement brings to an end eight years of litigation including some 2,200 related Prempro lawsuits that alleged Wyeth, the company that developed Prempro and was subsequently bought out by Pfizer, knew of the cancer risk but was not forthcoming about it.

  • Prempro Cancer Lawsuit Settled out of Court
    Prempro Cancer Lawsuit Settled out of Court
    September 6, 2010

    Little Rock, AR A Prempro lawsuit that has been going on for years has finally ended with the two parties settling out of court, in part to avoid a retrial that could drag the matter out even longer. The original lawsuit was filed against the manufacturers of Prempro in 2004.

  • Two Prempro Trials, Two Different Outcomes
    Two Prempro Trials, Two Different Outcomes
    March 2, 2010

    Philadelphia, PA More than 8000 lawsuits have been filed against pharmaceutical company Wyeth, a unit of Pfizer Inc., claiming that its hormone-replacement drug Prempro puts women at risk for breast cancer.

  • Double-Trouble for Pfizer in HRT Litigation
    Double-Trouble for Pfizer in HRT Litigation
    November 27, 2009

    Washington, DC Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer may find itself on the hook for more than $100 million dollars after two juries undertaking two separate hormone replacement therapy (HRT) trials awarded two plaintiffs $75 million and $34 million respectively.

  • Hormone Therapy and Prempro: Two Women's Accounts
    Hormone Therapy and Prempro: Two Women's Accounts
    October 20, 2008

    Clinton Township, MI Debbie was prescribed Prempro for post-menopausal symptoms and hormone therapy 12 years ago. Her endocrinologist warned her to discontinue taking it "because it causes breast cancer." Joyce from Savannah, GA wants to tell all women to "quit Prempro now". Tragically the warnings came too late and both women now have breast cancer.

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