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17,500 Seroquel Suits Settled for $198 Million

This is a settlement for the Drugs/Medical Devices lawsuit.

London, UK: Astra Zeneca (AZ), the maker of the antipsychotic medication, Seroquel, has settled 17,500 US-based personal injury claims for $198 million. The suits claim illnesses such as diabetes related to the drug, which is used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. According to a report on Reuters, the average settlement per claim is $11,300.

These settlements follow on from several thousand claims settled in early August.

A further 2,900 cases were dismissed.

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Published on Aug-9-10


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