Monthly Archives: December 2011

J&J Cited for Not Playing Fair

According to an article that was published by the Associated Press on December 21, 2011,

“A South Carolina judge has upheld a $327 million civil penalty against health giant Johnson & Johnson, which in March was found guilty by a jury of overstating the safety and effectiveness of its former blockbuster antipsychotic drug, Risperdal.
Attorneys for the state said Wednesday that it’s the biggest verdict in the country over the marketing of Risperdal. The pill for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder once brought J&J more than $3.4 billion in annual sales.”

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New Jersey Yaz Litigation- This is Scary stuff

Bayer Witheld Yasmin Data From U.S., Former Agency Chief Tells Court By Margaret Cronin Fisk and Jef Feeley – Dec 6, 2011 12:01 AM ET A Bayer AG unit withheld from U.S. regulators findings by company researchers of increased reports of blood clots in users of its Yasmin birth-control pills, the former head of the FoodContinue Reading