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V.I. Man Appealing Dismissal of Dilantin Injury Action, Says Claims Timely

ST. CROIX, V.I. — A Virgin Islands man is appealing a federal judge’s dismissal of his Dilantin injury case against Pfizer, arguing that his claims are not time-barred because he could not have known of the possible cause of his injuries before the limitations period expired.

Plaintiff Issac Bracy filed a notice of appeal on June 5 in the 3rd Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, arguing that Pfizer secretly concealed that Dilantin can cause Steven-Johnson Syndrome.

Issac Bracy was prescribed Dilantin in 1994 while living in Mississippi to treat his trigeminal neuralgia. Shortly after he began taking the drug, he ...

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