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Tort/Negligence – Pharmaceutical Products Liability – Learned Intermediary Doctrine – Patient Statement – First Impression (access required)

The plaintiff-patient says, if defendants had revealed that their drug—used for treating bipolar disorder—caused gynecomastia (enlarged breasts) in males, his doctor would have disclosed this risk to plaintiff, and his guardian would have made a different medical decision. There is thus a material dispute as to whether the additional non-disclosed risk would have changed plaintiff’s ...

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