Settlements

$280 Million Celgene Settlement Cites Cancer Drug Promotion

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Pharmaceutical giant Celgene has been accused of “fast and loose” marketing practices that cynically targeted vulnerable cancer patients. Following news that the company agreed to pay a $280 million settlement related to Thalomid and Revlimid, prosecutors pointed to the dangerous ways in which Celgene cut corners just to sell more of its cancer drugs. The substantial…

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Settlement Windfall As J&J Agrees to $33 Million Payment

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More than 40 states are celebrating after a multi-million dollar settlement with pharmaceutical giant Johnson and Johnson. The price tag this time for J&J is $33 million, which the Chicago Tribune reports will be apportioned out to the affected states. The agreement relates to a controversy involving J&J subsidiary McNeil-PPC, dating back to 2009. Around…

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