In response to the excellent series of Risperdal articles by Steve Brill in the Huffington Post, Shezad Malik MD JD writes in the Legal Examiner that “Johnson & Johnson is exposed to more than 1,300 gynecomastia personal injury and product liability lawsuits over the failure to warn about Risperdal gynecomastia side effects in boys.” He adds that “as of today, there are over 10,000 Risperdal unfiled claims waiting in the wings.”
I am always posting strong words in these comments but this is so bad so evil what they did with that Risperdal I don’t what to say really.
But I can explain it,
We’d like to think that if we met someone who was completely without conscience — someone who was capable of doing anything at all if it served his or her purposes — we would recognize it. In popular culture, the image of the psychopath is of someone like Hannibal Lecter or the BTK Killer. But in reality, many psychopaths just want money, or power, or fame, or simply a nice car. Where do these psychopaths go? Often, it’s to the corporate world.
Researchers Paul Babiak and Robert Hare have long studied psychopaths. Hare, the author of Without Conscience, is a world-renowned expert on psychopathy, and Babiak is an industrial-organizational psychologist. Recently the two came together to study how psychopaths operate in corporations, and the results were surprising. They found that it’s exactly the modern, open, more flexible corporate world, in which high risks can equal high profits, that attracts psychopaths.
Snakes in Suits: When Psychopaths Go to Work is a non-fiction book by industrial psychologist Paul Babiak and psychopathy expert Robert D. Hare.
“Failure to warn about Risperdal gynecomastia side effects in boys”
Only real psychos could do a thing like that and not feel guilty about it.
Settle, pay a small fine/compensation, continue making loads of money…
We need a new system.