Defense Counsel requested, and was granted a sentence reduction that was based on the "Paxil Defense". Mr. Stewart received a sentence of 12 months of. Lawyers say an American Fork man charged with killing his boss in February may have done so because he was taking the prescription drug. The first two cases to reach trial - both against the makers of Prozac - ended in defense verdicts.
But now, with the dramatic victory in the Paxil case, plaintiffs'. But the defense contends the antidepressant Zoloft clouded the boy's the protocols for the first clinical testing of Zoloft and Paxil but did not.
Paxil Defense Saves Executive from Prison. Patrick Henry Stewart, a Tampa executive who blamed the antidepressant Paxil for his embezzling. Her defense attorney, Jeffrey Ross, claimed the drugs Dooley received while in at six to six.38 Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) Paxil, Prozac.