Abbott Laboratories News

Woman sues Depakote manufacturers

By Lhalie Castillo | Nov 13, 2017

BENTON — An Ohio woman is suing biopharmaceutical companies for allegedly failing to warn her of the dangers of taking Depakote. 

Depakote plaintiffs in mass litigation must abandon claims or take them to trial, Rosenstengel rules

By Record News | Oct 17, 2017

EAST ST. LOUIS – Five plaintiffs suing Abbott Laboratories over birth defects must take Abbott to trial or abandon their claims, U.S. District Judge Nancy Rosenstengel ruled on Oct. 10.

District judge issues final pretrial order in Depakote drug case

By Mike Helenthal | May 31, 2017

EAST ST. LOUIS — A federal judge on May 9 issued a final pretrial order for a case challenging the safety of the drug Depakote, an antiepileptic drug used to treat bipolar disorder and seizures, ordering both sides to submit jury instructions for an expected trial.

Rosenstengel picks Stack as special master in Depakote litigation

By Nicholas Gueguen | Apr 27, 2017

EAST ST. LOUIS — District Judge Nancy Rosenstengel has appointed former Madison County Circuit Judge Daniel J. Stack to serve as Special Master in Depakote litigation against Abbott Laboratories.

District Court judge throws out nine claims against maker of drug Depakote due to Indiana statute of repose

By Melissa Busch | Apr 24, 2017

EAST ST. LOUIS — A federal judge has dismissed the claims of nine plaintiffs in Multi-District Litigation against the makers of the anti-epilepsy drug Depakote which allegedly causes serious birth defects in children.

Rosenstengel denies plaintiff motion to sub regulatory expert for former FDA chief in upcoming Depakote trial

By Record News | Mar 27, 2017

Former Food and Drug Administration director David Kessler can’t testify as an expert about regulation of seizure drug Depakote at a trial over birth defects, U.S. District Judge Nancy Rosenstengel ruled on March 17.

Madison County asbestos motion docket July 18

By Carrie Gonzalez | Jul 12, 2016

Dozens of Madison County asbestos cases filed between 2012 through this year are docketed on the court's motion docket next week.

Madison County asbestos motion docket July 8

By Carrie Gonzalez | Jun 28, 2016

Next week's holiday translates into a lighter asbestos motion docket.

Pharmaceutical company accused of breaching duty

By The Madison County Record | Jun 10, 2016

EAST ST. LOUIS — A minor child and friend are suing Abbott Laboratories Inc., a pharmaceutical company, citing alleged breach of express and implied warranties, concealment and misrepresentation.

Madison County asbestos motion docket June 6-10

By Carrie Gonzalez | May 31, 2016

More than 150 asbestos cases are set to be heard on the Madison County motion docket during the week of June 6.

Madison County asbestos jury docket June 6

By Carrie Gonzalez | May 31, 2016

More than 100 asbestos cases are set for the Madison County trial docket on June 6.

Madison County asbestos jury docket May 2

By Carrie Gonzolaz | Apr 26, 2016

The asbestos jury docket for Madison County will be held at 9 a.m. on May 2 in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom, room 327, at the Madison County Circuit Court in Edwardsville.

Madison County asbestos motion docket May 2-5

By Carrie Gonzolaz | Apr 26, 2016

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Madison County asbestos motion docket April 25-29

By Carrie Gonzolaz | Apr 19, 2016

The asbestos motion docket for Madison County will be held at 9 a.m. on April 25-29 in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom, room 327, at the Madison County Circuit Court in Edwardsville.

Madison County asbestos jury docket April 4

By Carrie Gonzolaz | Mar 29, 2016

The asbestos jury docket for Madison County will be held at 9 a.m. on April 4 in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom, room 327, at the Madison County Circuit Court in Edwardsville.

Mother alleges child's disabilities resultsed from seizure medication

By Molly English-Bowers | Mar 24, 2016

BENTON – The mother of a disabled child is suing over allegations that a prescription drug she took while pregnant caused her child's disabilities.

Women allege children had birth defects from medication

By Molly English-Bowers | Mar 24, 2016

EAST ST. LOUIS – A group of parents is suing over injuries that allegedly occurred to their children in utero while their pregnant mothers were taking a medication.

Madison County asbestos motion docket March 28-April 1

By Carrie Gonzolaz | Mar 22, 2016

The asbestos motion docket for Madison County will be held at 9 a.m. on March 28 and April 1 in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom, room 327, at the Madison County Circuit Court in Edwardsville.

Madison County asbestos motion docket March 7-10

By Carrie Gonzolaz | Mar 1, 2016

The asbestos motion docket for Madison County will be held at 9 a.m. on March 7, 9 and 10 in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom, room 327, at the Madison County Circuit Court in Edwardsville.

Madison County asbestos jury docket Feb. 29

By Carrie Gonzolaz | Feb 23, 2016

The asbestos jury docket for Madison County will be held at 9 a.m. on Feb. 29 in Associate Judge Stephen Stobbs' courtroom, room 327, at the Madison County Circuit Court in Edwardsville.

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