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Former pharma wholesaler execs face criminal charges over opioid crisis

April 24, 2019
Research and Development Litigation, RDC, Rochester Drug Cooperative, opioid crisis, opioids

Laurence Doud III, the former CEO of New York-based Rochester Drug Co-operative (RDC) – one of the largest drug distributors …

J&J pay $9.9 million to settle surgical mesh implant case

April 23, 2019
Manufacturing and Production . Johnson & Johnson, J&J, JJ, Johnson & Johnson, Litigation, washington

Healthcare conglomerate Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay $9.9 million to settle a Washington state lawsuit over the firm’s …


Sacklers fraudulently transferred funds to dodge litigation, lawsuit says

March 29, 2019
Medical Communications Litigation, New York, OxyContin, Purdue Pharma, Sackelr, opioids

New York state prosecutors have filed a lawsuit against members of the Sackler family, alleging the Purdue Pharma controllers fraudulently …


OxyContin drugmaker Purdue Pharma exploring bankruptcy, sources say

March 4, 2019
Manufacturing and Production Litigation, Purdue Pharma, bankruptcy, opioid crisis, trials

OxyContin drugmaker Purdue Pharma is exploring the option of filing for bankruptcy. The news comes as the Connecticut-based firm faces …

$3 million GSK verdict thrown out of court

August 23, 2018
Sales and Marketing GSK, Litigation, antidepressants, suicide, verdict

A $3 million verdict against British multinational GlaxoSmithKline has been thrown out after a US appeals court said that GSK …


Top Ten most popular articles on this week

August 17, 2018
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing AbbVie, CMO, Litigation, OxyContin, Purdue Pharma, approvals, top 10

This week’s pharmaceutical headlines were dominated by legal spats as the state of New York sued OxyContin drug maker Purdue …

New York sues Purdue Pharma over opioid crisis

August 15, 2018
Research and Development Litigation, New York, OxyContin, Purude pharma, opioid crisis, state

New York State have sued OxyContin drug maker Purdue Pharma over allegations surrounding widespread fraud and deception in the marketing …


Chicago Judge overturns $140 million AbbVie AndroGel verdict

August 13, 2018
Sales and Marketing AbbVie, Litigation, androgel, legal, testosterone

A US Judge has overturned a $140.1 million verdict against the New York-listed AbbVie Inc. The verdict, which ruled in …

Insys Therapeutics reaches $150m agreement to settle opioid marketing case

August 9, 2018
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing Litigation, Subsys, US Department of Justice, fentanyl, insys, opioid, pharma

The Arizona-based pharma company Insys Therapeutics has reached an agreement to pay $150 million to the US Department of Justice …

Allergan sues Pfizer over opioid crisis lawsuits

August 3, 2018
Medical Communications Allergan, Litigation, Pfizer, lawsuits, opioid crisis, opioids

Allergan are suing American pharma giant Pfizer over potential damages that they may be forced to pay relating to hundreds …


Lawsuit alleges pharma giants funded terror in Iraq

August 2, 2018
Business Services, Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing AstraZeneca, Iraq War, J&J, JJ, Litigation, Roche, corruption, terrorism

The United States Justice Department is investigating claims that major pharmaceutical and medical device companies were aware that supplies that …

Canary Wharf European Medicines Agency

Landlord demands EMA pay £500m for Canary Wharf lease

July 27, 2018
Medical Communications Canary Wharf, EMA, Litigation, London, amsterdam, court

A British landlord is taking the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to court over a £500 million bill for unpaid rent. …

Missouri appeals court overturns $55m J&J verdict

July 6, 2018
Medical Communications, Sales and Marketing Cancer, J&J, JJ, Litigation, appeal, pharma

A $55 million verdict against the multinational pharmaceutical company Johnson & Johnson has been overturned by an appeals court in …


Valeant ends controversial litigation with R&O Pharmacy

March 10, 2016
Litigation, Philidor, Valeant, controversy, r&o pharmacy, scandal

Valeant has announced that, in conjunction with R&O Pharmacy, its has jointly requested that the Court dismiss the litigation between …

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