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Johnson & Johnson accused of destroying or losing transvaginal mesh documents ahead of trial
Johnson & Johnson’s Ethicon unit destroyed or lost more than a decade of documents related to its Gynecare Prolift transvaginal mesh, lawyers representing plaintiffs suing the manufacturer over mesh injuries allege.
Drug companies’ high-dollar settlements for false claims could be coming to end
Johnson & Johnson’s $2.2 billion settlement to resolve False Claims Act allegations that it paid doctors kickbacks and promoted some drugs for off-label uses may be one of the last high-dollar settlements in the federal government’s long-running campaign to stop
Johnson & Johnson agrees to a settlement of $2.2 billion to end U.S. investigations
Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson, and its subsidiaries, has agreed to pay $2.2 billion in an effort to end civil and criminal investigations into kickbacks the company allegedly paid to pharmacists and physicians to promote three prescription drugs for off-label uses
Poor crash-test ratings prompt Consumer Reports to pull Toyotas from recommended list
Consumer Reports has withdrawn its recommendations for three Toyota vehicles, including its top-selling Camry sedan, after newly expanded crash-test reports showed they performed poorly.
Oklahoma jury awards plaintiffs $3 million in Toyota sudden acceleration case
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Toyota Motor Corp. must pay $3 million to the families of an Oklahoma woman killed and another seriously injured when the 2005 Camry they were riding in suddenly surged out of control and crashed into an
Compounding pharmacy’s insurance company claims it does not owe victims of fungal meningitis outbreak
The insurance company for Ameridose, the parent company of the compounding pharmacy blamed for producing and distributing contaminated steroid shots that led to a multistate fungal meningitis outbreak, is asking a federal judge to declare that a $5 million insurance
Woman files lawsuit claiming Pfizer’s Lipitor caused her to develop type 2 diabetes
Gladys Board didn’t know when she started taking Pfizer’s cholesterol-lowering statin medication Lipitor in the late 1990s that it could increase her blood sugar levels and put her at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Pfizer did not alert anyone
Several transvaginal mesh manufacturers involved in lawsuit settlement talks
Settlement talks are currently underway between manufacturers of transvaginal mesh and women who say they suffered serious complications from the defectively designed products.
Tom Hanks admits type 2 diabetes diagnosis on ‘Late Show’
“Captain Phillips” star Tom Hanks announced on “Late Show with David Letterman” Monday that he has type 2 diabetes. “I went to the doctor and he said, ‘You know those high blood-sugar numbers you’ve been dealing with since you were
Woman who sued Johnson & Johnson wants to warn others of ovarian risk with talcum powder products
Deane Berg was not awarded a cent in punitive or compensatory damages from her lawsuit alleging that Johnson & Johnson products containing talc caused her to develop ovarian cancer, but she was pleased that the jury agreed the consumer health