Pamela Forrester

 

Age: 66

 

Summary: businesswoman and one of three women awarded $58 million in damages against pharmaceutical giant Wyeth earlier in the year after a jury found that one of the drugs Prempro (an estrogen replacement prescribed to women to ease menopause symptoms) caused their breast cancer, in which it is the largest award to date filed against the Madison, New Jersey-based company, which faces about 5,300 similar lawsuits across the country in state and federal courts.

 

 

Cause of Death: Lung cancer

 

Born: June 19, 1942

 

Died: June 19, 2008

 

Location: Yerington, Nevada