Novo Nordisk has reportedly agreed to pay $58.7 million to resolve a U.S. Justice Department probe of the company’s allegedly illegal marketing of its diabetes drugs, including its top seller Victoza.
Filed Under: Prescription Drug Settlements – Lawsuits, Compensation Payouts
Weight loss is a multi-billion dollar industry filled with trendy diets, quick fixes and bogus weight loss claims. And, nowadays, people will pay big bucks in an attempt to uncover the secret to shedding pounds. Yet, all the low-carb diets and self-help books don’t seem to be translating into successful weight loss for the general […]
Class action lawsuits are frequently filed against pharmaceutical companies for serious complications and harm caused by prescription medications. This article lists the top class action drug lawsuits pending in courts throughout the United States in 2017.
A list of the 22 largest settlements reached between the United States Department of Justice and pharmaceutical companies from 1991 to 2013, ordered by the size of the total settlement.
Lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson (J&J) continued to increase in 2016, including new complaints filed over the antipsychotic Risperdal, a drug which accounts for more than 15,000 pending claims against the company, according to the The Legal Examiner. Until recently, J&J’s strategy with many of these cases has been to go to trial rather than […]
Lawsuits over baby powder are now on the rise. So are these claims valid? Is there an actual correlation between talcum powder and cancer?
LOS ANGELES — A California woman has been awarded more than $70 million in a lawsuit, claiming Johnson & Johnson’s controversial baby powder reportedly caused her to develop ovarian cancer.
PHILADEPHIA — Janssen Pharmaceuticals has been ordered by a Pennsylvania state jury to pay $70 million of damages to a boy whose female breast growth was linked to his use of the company’s anti-psychotic drug Risperdal.
CINCINNATI — Cincinnati- based pharmaceutical and pharmacy services provider, Omnicare Inc., settled for $124.2 million to settle allegations of illegal kickback involvement without admitting liability.
BOSTON — Johnson & Johnson is settling lawsuits alleging that its powered morcellators actively spread cancer throughout the bodies of women, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.