No. 83-1559, 83-2091.

477 So.2d 600 (1985)

Terry Lynn CONLEY, Appellant, v. BOYLE DRUG Company, Etc., et al., Appellees. Terry Lynn Conley, Appellant/Cross Appellee, v. BOYLE DRUG COMPANY, Etc., et al., Appellees/Cross Appellants.

District Court of Appeal of Florida, Fourth District.

Rehearing Denied November 18, 1985.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Dianne J. Weaver of Weaver, Weaver & Lardin, P.A., and Nancy Little Hoffmann of Nancy Little Hoffmann, P.A., Fort Lauderdale, for Terry Lynn Conley.

James E. Tribble and Diane H. Tutt of Blackwell Walker Gray Powers Flick & Hoehl, Miami, for appellees/cross appellants Boyle Drug Co. and Ortho Pharmaceutical Corp. and appellees E.R. Squibb & Sons, Inc. and Sandoz, Inc.

Robert F. Jordan of Conrad, Scherer & James, Fort Lauderdale, for appellee Rexall Drug Co.

Lamar D. Oxford of Dean, Ringers, Morgan & Lawton, Orlando, for appellee Abbott Laboratories.

David J. Kadyk and Ted R. Manry, III, of MacFarlane, Ferguson, Allison & Kelly, Tampa, for appellee Upjohn Co.

Hugh J. Turner, Jr. of Smathers & Thompson, Miami, and Russel H. Beatie, Jr., and Sanford N. Berland of Law Offices of Russel H. Beatie, Jr., New York City, for appellee Eli Lilly and Co.

Richard A. Kupfer of Cone, Wagner, Nugent, Johnson, Hazouri & Roth, P.A., West Palm Beach, for amicus curiae Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers.

Jack W. Shaw, Jr., of Mathews, Osborne, McNatt, Gobelman & Cobb, Jacksonville, for amicus curiae Florida Defense Lawyers Assn.


The issue presented in this appeal is whether the appellant, Terry Lynn Conley, who was allegedly injured as a result of the ingestion by her mother of the drug diethylstilbestrol (DES), may state a cause of action against numerous DES manufacturers even though she is admittedly unable to identify the specific manufacturer of the drug her mother ingested.

Ms. Conley filed an action against eleven defendants who manufactured the drug DES in...

Let's get started

Welcome to the leading source of independent legal reporting
Sign on now to see your case.
Or view more than 10 million decisions and orders.

  • Updated daily.
  • Uncompromising quality.
  • Complete, Accurate, Current.

Listed below are the cases that are cited in this Featured Case. Click the citation to see the full text of the cited case. Citations are also linked in the body of the Featured Case.

Cited Cases

  • No Cases Found

Listed below are those cases in which this Featured Case is cited. Click on the case name to see the full text of the citing case.

Citing Cases