Sunday, January 29, 2023

Tag: drug lawsuits

Taking Big Pharma to Court: Why Lawsuits Have Little Effect on...

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2018 has already brought particular attention to the pharmaceutical industry’s “profit over patient” mentality, as drug manufacturers and distributors continue to be hit with civil cases throughout the country for their involvement in the opioid epidemic. But the sad fact is that these lawsuits are nothing new.

A Supreme Court Pharma Case Deals Consumers a Big Loss

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From STAT: The U.S. Supreme Court case of Bristol-Meyers Squibb Co. vs. Superior Court of California, in which hundreds of plaintiffs claimed the drug Plavix...

Makers of Risperdal Sued for Breast Development in Boys

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Thousands of boys and young men are lined up in courthouses around the country to sue J&J for gynecomastia caused by taking Risperdal as young children. The condition is irreversible except by surgical removal. Collectively, they have become known as the Risperdal Boys.

Ohio Attorney General Sues Prescription Opioid Manufacturers

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has filed a lawsuit against five leading prescription opioid manufacturers and their related companies in Ross County Court of Common...

“Punish People, Not Just Corporations”

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Drug makers have faced large fines for unethical and harmful practices but have simply treated these as a cost of doing business. Ed Silverman reports...