No. 77 C 1431.

460 F.Supp. 713 (1978)

Patsy Takemoto MINK et al., Plaintiffs, v. UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO et al., Defendants.

United States District Court, N. D. Illinois, E. D.

On Motion to Dismiss Amended Complaint October 13, 1978.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Robert A. Filpi, Paul F. Stack, Chicago, Ill., John Cary Sims, Alan B. Morrison and William B. Schultz, Washington, D. C., for plaintiffs.

John Cadwalader Menk, Algimantas Kezelis, Menk, Bishop & Kezelis, James W. Gladden, Jr., Roger W. Barrett, Mayer, Brown & Platt, Chicago, Ill., for defendant University of Chicago.

Richard C. Bartelt, Max E. Wildman, Wildman, Harrold, Allen & Dixon, Chicago, Ill., Lane D. Bauer, John C. Monica, Steven C. Parrish, Kansas City, Mo., for defendant Eli Lilly and Co.


GRADY, District Judge.

Plaintiffs have brought this action1 on behalf of themselves and some 1,000 women who were given diethylstilbestrol ("DES") as part of a medical experiment conducted by the defendants, University of Chicago and Eli Lilly & Company, between September 29, 1950, and November 20, 1952. The drug was administered to the plaintiffs during their prenatal care at the University's Lying-In...

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