hide message

Welcome to the Resource Centre

We make it our mission to work with advocates in civil society, business and government to address inequalities of power, seek remedy for abuse, and ensure protection of people and planet.

Both companies and impacted communities thank us for the resources and support we provide.

This is only possible because of your support. Please make a donation today.

Thank you,
Phil Bloomer, Executive Director

Donate now hide message

Pfizer Loses Appeal of $58 Million Prempro Jury Award [USA]

Author: Phil Milford and Jef Feeley, Bloomberg, Published on: 24 November 2010

Pfizer…must pay a $57.6 million jury award to three women who alleged the pills caused their cancers, the state’s highest court ruled. The Nevada Supreme Court concluded...Pfizer’s Wyeth unit responsible for hiding the breast-cancer risks of its Premarin and Prempro menopause drugs…Pfizer spokesman Christopher Loder said the company is disappointed with the decision and is considering further appeal…[The plaintiffs] alleged Wyeth officials ignored Prempro’s health risks and failed to properly warn doctors and consumers about the drug’s cancer link to boost profits…

Read the full post here

Related companies: Pfizer Wyeth (part of Pfizer)