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Janssen fights to dismiss Invokana lawsuit filed in PA state court

A Texas man has filed a lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Pharmaceuticals in Philadelphia state court over claims that the company’s type 2 diabetes medication Invokana caused him to develop life threatening diabetic ketoacidosis. But the drug company contends that the man’s lawsuit should be thrown out because it has no business being in Philadelphia County. Matthew Landes’ lawsuit is one of 41 filed in the Court of Common Pleas in Philadelphia County involving the alleged Invokana side effect of ketoacidosis, and one of 39 filed by people who don’t live anywhere near the county. The drug company argued that ... Read More