An Illinois jury sided with pharmaceutical manufacturers GlaxoSmithKline and Boehringer Ingelheim in the first Zantac verdict in the nation.

Thursday's defense win, in the Cook County Circuit Court, comes as thousands of other cases have alleged that the over-the-counter heartburn medication the U.S. Food and Drug Administration recalled in 2020 caused various forms of cancer.

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Amanda Bronstad

Amanda Bronstad is the ALM staff reporter covering class actions and mass torts nationwide. She writes the email dispatch Class Actions: Critical Mass. She is based in Los Angeles.