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Setback for Pfizer in appeal over Nigerian Trovan claims

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Executive Summary

The US Justice Department's solicitor general has filed an amicus brief urging the Supreme Court to deny Pfizer's petition for review of a January 2009 federal appeals court ruling reinstating claims in actions brought by more than 80 Nigerian families who claim injuries from the company's 1996 Trovan (trovafloxacin mesylate) paediatric clinical trial.



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