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From Times Staff and Wire Reports

Pfizer Penile Implant Suit Expected: A class-action lawsuit was expected to be filed in federal court in San Francisco on Friday against a subsidiary of Pfizer Inc., alleging that penile implants it markets are defective and dangerous, two law firms said. The suit will seek unspecified compensatory and punitive damages against American Medical Systems Inc., the largest U.S. manufacturer of silicone penile implants, the San Francisco law firms said in a statement.


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