Monthly Archives: November 2012

Jury Awards $1.5 million for suicide involving antidepressants based on Dr. Breggin’s testimony

A Syracuse, N.Y. jury has awarded a $1.5 million medical malpractice verdict to the family of a man who committed suicide. I was the medical expert for the family. After the verdict, plaintiff’s attorney Ernest DelDuchetto told me, “It was comforting to see a jury agree with our proposition that these drugs (antidepressants) are not panaceas for all sadness,” and that they can have serious harmful effects.

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