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$2 million Award in Tardive Dyskinesia Case

Jury Awards $1.3 Million in Tardive Dyskinesia Case Appeals Court Raises Award to $2 Million Dr. Breggin Testified for the Plaintiff A tardive dyskinesia malpractice case in Baton Rouge, Louisiana resulted in a jury award of more than $1.3 million dollars on March 14, 1997.  The case was appealed by […]

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$6.7 million verdict in Risperdal TD case

  On May 26, 2000, a jury in the circuit court of Philadelphia awarded $6.7 million to a patient afflicted with tardive dyskinesia caused by the neuroleptic (“antipsychotic”) drug Risperdal (generic name, risperidone).  In Liss vs. Doeff, the jury found the psychiatrist negligent in his treatment of Mrs. Elizabeth Liss.  […]

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$1.6 million TD verdict

When she was twenty-one years old in 1982, Sylvia became anxious and depressed over events in her life. Her internist at the time placed her on Triavil, a combination of the neuroleptic perphenazine (Trilafon) and the antidepressant amitriptyline (Elavil). Although most of her symptoms of anxiety cleared up over the […]

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Brief in Paxil withdrawal suit

Paxil Lawsuit Filed in California   The following suit has been brought in the State of California as a result of Dr. Peter Breggin’s work with attorney Don Farber  in association with the law offices of Vince D. Nguyen.  The suit is brought on behalf of the citizens of California […]

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Paxil Withdrawal Case Settled in California

Paxil Withdrawal Case Settled in California A California lawsuit against Glaxo SmithKline (GSK) charged the drug company with failing to warn the public about the dangers of Paxil withdrawal.  Glaxo SmithKline (GSK), the manufacturer of the antidepressant Paxil, resolved the suit in January 2002.  The results of the resolution, including […]

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Paxil Product Liability Suit Resolved

Paxil Product Liability Suit Resolved   A man with no previous history of violence or suicide drowned himself and his two children in a bathtub after taking two doses of Paxil.  Paxil is an antidepressant of the SSRI (selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor) class that also includes Prozac, Zoloft, Celexa and […]

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Mood-altering verdict: Prozac Case

Reprinted with permission from: ABA JOURNAL August, 1996, page 18 Mood-altering Verdict Judge suspects Prozac settlement though case went to jury BY JOHN GIBEAUT   Circuit Judge John W. Potter couldn’t shake his suspicion that the parties had secretly settled a case involving the antidepressant Prozac — and let him […]

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