Pa. Judge Dismisses 10 Plaintiffs' Coordinated Effexor Lawsuit Against Wyeth

  • Motion to Dismiss & Memorandum in Support
  • Order

PHILADELPHIA - A Philadelphia judge dismissed a multi-plaintiff coordinated case against Wyeth for injuries allegedly suffered from its Effexor antidepressant medication, agreeing with the defendant that the 10 plaintiffs had failed to state a claim upon which relief could be granted. Baumgardner, et al. v. Wyeth Pharmaceuticals. No. 2:05-cv-05720, (E.D. Pa.).

Judge John P. Fullam of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania dismissed the case on Jan. 3.

Renee N. Baumgardner and nine others sued Wyeth Pharmaceuticals in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, claiming that Effexor (venlafaxine HCl) was responsible for significant damages suffered by the …


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