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n 2010, an attorney jumped in front of a train and his widow claims his suicide should be blamed on GlaxoSmithKline for failing to update the warnings on its Paxil antidepressant.

So Wendy Dolin later filed a lawsuit seeking $12 million on the grounds that the drug maker knew its pill puts adults at risk for suicide. Yet her husband had taken a generic version of the drug at the time he committed suicide, and this is one of a few intriguing elements in a closely watched case that is under way in a Chicago federal courtroom.

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