SOURCE: Hersh & Hersh

June 09, 2005 21:39 ET

Hersh & Hersh Announces Creation of Settlement Fund for Eli Lilly Zyprexa Lawsuits

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 9, 2005 -- San Francisco plaintiff rights law firm Hersh & Hersh today announced the creation of a settlement fund for personal injury lawsuits brought on behalf of people who were prescribed the Eli Lilly drug Zyprexa and developed diabetes and other related illnesses. Hersh & Hersh filed the first Zyprexa lawsuit in the United States and has been pursuing cases for injured Zyprexa users for several years. Nancy Hersh was one of four plaintiffs' lawyers on the negotiating committee in the Zyprexa nationwide litigation and was instrumental in negotiating this $700,000,000.00 settlement. Hersh & Hersh represents approximately 400 people across the country.

About Hersh & Hersh

Hersh & Hersh (www.hershlaw.com) is a San Francisco-based law firm dedicated to protecting the safety and rights of consumers. The law firm represents clients both on an individual level and in class and multi-district litigation, and has pursued and won a wide range of civil suits, from product liability, medical malpractice and insurance bad faith to sexual harassment and employee discrimination. For the past 33 years, Hersh & Hersh has been committed to using the law to protect individuals by making sure companies exercise due diligence in manufacturing their products and operate in good faith in delivering their services.

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