Federal prosecutors have rejected as insufficient the $1 billion settlement reached two months ago between Johnson & Johnson and prosecutors in Philadelphia to resolve claims related to fraudulent and unapproved marketing of Risperdal for, among other things, children and the elderly.
Mad in America hosts blogs by a diverse group of writers. These posts are designed to serve as a public forum for a discussion—broadly speaking—of psychiatry and its treatments. The opinions expressed are the writers’ own.
I’m not sure what dollar amount would be compensation for the injury caused by J&J.
What’s a life worth?
A thousand lives?
Tens of thousands?
Because, make no mistake, lives were lost.
By premature death.
And by severely dimishing the quality of life.
A summation on justice –
“If you want peace, search for justice.” – Pope Paul VI