1990 DES Case: Sorrells v. Eli Lilly & Company


Plaintiff, Susan Sorrells, claims that she and her infant daughter Shanna were injured due to her mother’s ingestion of the drug diethylstilbestrol (“DES”) in 1951-1952 when she was pregnant with Susan..

Susan’s daughter, Shanna, was not exposed to DES in any way, but claims that her grandmother’s use of DES affected her mother’s ability to carry her to term, thus causing Shanna’s profound hearing loss and other injuries.

SORRELLS v. ELI LILLY AND COMPANY, Leagle, 19901415737FSupp678_11285, United States District Court, District of Columbia, May 24, 1990.

At bar is defendant’s motion to dismiss all of Shanna’s individual claims of negligence and strict liability on the grounds that Lilly owed no foreseeable duty to Shanna and plaintiff’s motion for certification of the issue to the Maryland Court of Appeals.. ” …

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