Here can be found the
transcripts of the trials and the expert witnesses depositions.
et al v Shea Communications et al
This was the trial
following the murder spree of Joseph Wesbecker at his place of work
in Louisville, Kentucky, which led to the death of 8 employees at
the Standard Gravure plant there followed by his own suicide. Wesbecker
had been on Prozac. An account of the legal manoeuvrings before,
during and after the trial can be found in Chapter 4 of Let Them
v Eli Lilly and Company
After 10 days on Prozac, William Forsyth stabbed his wife, June,
15 times before impaling himself on a serrated kitchen knife up
on a chair. The remaining Forsyth family took out an action against
Eli Lilly, the makers of Prozac. See Chapters 5 and 7 of Let Them
v SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals
With a prior history of a poor response to an SSRI, Don Schell was
put on Paxil. Forty-eight hours later he put three bullets from
two different guns through his wife, Rita’s, head, as well as through
his daughter, Deborah’s, head and through his granddaughter, Alyssa’s,
head before shooting himself through the head. See Chapter 10 of
Let Them Eat Prozac.
of key exhibits from the Fentress and Forsyth cases as well as other
documents relating to Zoloft and Paxil are available here.