07/09/01

Paxil Maker Held Liable in Murder/Suicide

Lawyers Weekly Plaintiffs’ lawyers have argued for years that the so-called miracle antidepressants-Prozac, Paxil and Zoloft-have a darker side that pharmaceutical makers have hidden from the general public, occasionally with lethal consequences. But faced with the millions of lives those same medications have transformed for the better, plaintiffs’ lawyers had...

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06/08/01

Jury Awards $6.4 Million In Killings Tied to Drug

THE NEW YORK TIMES June 8, 2001, Friday By PHILIP J. HILTS (NYT) A Wyoming jury has awarded $6.4 million to the family of a man who killed three relatives and himself after taking the antidepressant Paxil. Though many lawsuits have claimed that antidepressants in the same class...

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06/08/01

Jury Finds Glaxo to Blame in Wrongful Deaths

LOS ANGELES TIMES Friday, June 8, 2001 CHEYENNE, Wyo.-- Glaxo-SmithKline must pay $6.4 million to relatives of a man who went on a shooting rampage, killing his family and then turning a gun on himself after taking antidepression drug Paxil, a Wyoming jury ruled...

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06/07/01

Paxil verdict: $6.4 million

WYOMING TRIBUNE-EAGLE June 7, 2001   CHEYENNE – A Gillette man killed his family and himself because he took the antidepressant Paxil, a U.S. District Court jury decided Wednesday.   Jurors ruled in favor of the man’s relatives, awarding them $6.4 million, and...

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06/07/01

Jury returns verdict against Paxil

Laramie Daily Boomerang June 7, 2001 CHEYENNE (AP) – Relatives of a Gillette man who killed himself and three others after taking the drug Paxil were awarded $8 million Wednesday in a suit against the manufacturer of the nation’s second-best-selling anti-depressant.  ...

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