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Affidavit Mazella Retrial

Peter R. Breggin, M.D. 101 East State Street, No. 112 Ithaca, New York 14850 607-272 5328 May 3, 2017 I affirm under the penalty of perjury the following: (1) My name is Peter R. Breggin, MD and I am a physician licensed to practice medicine in New York State. (2) I am a psychiatrist and […]

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Mazella Retrial Settled by Defendants After Judge Approves Scientific Basis for Dr. Peter Breggin’s Opinions   (1) Story of the Frye Victory in the Mazella Retrial (2) Dr. Peter Breggin’s affidavit report for the Mazella Retrial Frye Hearing (3) Scientific Articles Submitted with Dr. Peter Breggin’s Affidavit for the Frye Hearing  

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Mazella Case Retrial Settled after Frye Victory 2017

In 2014, psychiatrist Peter R. Breggin, MD was the medical expert in the case of Joseph Mazella vs. William Beals, MD, in Syracuse, New York. Mr. Mazella committed suicide by stabbing himself multiple times in an exceedingly violent death.  The jury awarded $1.4 million to the surviving family. Dr. Breggin testified that the negligent prescription […]

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Scientific Articles Submitted with Dr. Peter Breggin’s
Affidavit for the Frye Hearing in the Mazella Case

  Exhibits About Paxil Causing Suicidal Behavior (1) Stone & Jones 2006 FDA Adult Suicide Study (2) Paxil adult suicide letter FDA mandated (3) Aursnes 2005, Paxil adult suicide (4) Aursnes 2006, Paxil adult suicide (5) Breggin 2006a, Paxil GSK Special Report Suicide & Violence. Part-I (6) Breggin2006b, Paxil GSK Special Report Violence & Suicide, […]

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Jury Awards $11.9 Million in Paxil Suicide Case

Peter R. Breggin MD is the Psychiatric Expert In one of the largest awards of its kind in an antidepressant-related suicide case, on September 15, 2016, a jury awarded $11.9 million to the family of Mumun Barbaros who killed himself in jail after a psychiatrist restarted him on Paxil (paroxetine). The defendant was PrimeCare and […]

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$700,000 Tardive Dyskinesia Settlement

  Dr. Peter Breggin was the medical expert in a tardive dyskinesia (TD) case that settled out of court for $700,000 in May 2014. The identity of the doctor and the plaintiff cannot be released. Large medical malpractice settlements are extremely rare in the locality of the case. Dr. Breggin has been an expert in […]

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$1.5 Million Award in Child Tardive Dyskinesia Malpractice Dr. Peter Breggin Testified as the Psychiatric Expert

February 11, 2014   On February 11, 2014 a Chicago jury awarded $1.5 million to an autistic child who developed a severe case of tardive dyskinesia and tardive akathisia while being treated by psychiatrists with Risperdal and then Zyprexa between 2002 and 2007. The drug-induced disorder was diagnosed when he was fifteen years old and […]

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