Plaintiff Denied 2nd Shot at Proving Product ID in SV40-Brain Cancer Case
December 14, 2006
- Memorandum Opinion
- Motion for Reconsideration
- Opposition Brief
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - A woman who claims she developed brain cancer from an oral polio vaccine allegedly contaminated with a carcinogenic monkey virus has failed in her attempt to have a federal judge revisit a prior decision awarding summary judgment to two defendants in the case. Garcia v. Pfizer Inc., et al., No. 04-112 (S.D. Texas).
Judge Hayden Head of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas ruled Nov. 20 that plaintiff Sarita Garcia failed to introduce any new product identification evidence that would persuade the court to reconsider its May 2006 decision.
Judge Head …