The South Carolina Court of Common Pleas, Fifth Judicial Circuit has issued a ruling that will allow the State of South Carolina to move forward with efforts to hold pharmaceutical giant, Cephalon, Inc., a subsidiary of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., accountable for overpayments by the State Health Plan.
The bill backed by Republicans decriminalizes cannabidiol, also known as CBD oil, if a patient...
Subsidiaries of Johnson & Johnson have agreed to pay $5.9 million to settle a lawsuit with...
A new report explains why you will soon be able to get a clearer picture about your doctor's possible connections to the companies that make the drugs that they may prescribe.
Endo Health will pay almost $193 million to resolve claims that it improperly marketed the shingles treatment Lidoderm for unapproved uses like treating lower back pain.
Ohio's most recent batches of lethal injection drugs were produced by a company that wants states to stop using them for capital punishment, records show. Lake Forest, Ill.-based Hospira Inc. says it manufactures the drugs, the sedative midazolam and the painkiller hydromophone, to enhance and save the lives of patients it helps treat.
The manipulation of clinical research data for a blood pressure drug sold by Novartis Pharma K.K. has led a special squad of Tokyo prosecutors to search the Japanese unit of the Swiss drugmaker as well as the university that conducted the research.
New York's attorney general has announced a settlement with generic drug manufacturers Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals and Teva Pharmaceuticals USA intended to ensure they don't collude to restrict competition.
Tokyo prosecutors raided Novartis Pharma K.K. on Wednesday over its alleged use of exaggerated advertising for a blood pressure-lowering drug, following a criminal complaint filed by the health ministry last month.
A federal judge has ruled in favor of a manufacturer in a lawsuit brought by a Texas woman who claimed her pelvic pain was caused by implanted surgical mesh. U.S. District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin on Tuesday dismissed Carolyn Lewis' lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Ethicon.
Former Gov. Bob McDonnell's lawyers have asked the judge in his public corruption case to give them access to evidence in a lawsuit against the company he and his wife are accused of illegally promoting.
Illegal Prescription Drug Sellers Arraigned on Charges for Smuggling Illicit Cancer Drugs into the United StatesFebruary 13, 2014 3:28 pm | News | Comments
Two individuals were arraigned today for charges that they smuggled adulterated and misbranded prescription cancer treatments from Turkey and other countries into the United States and conspired to defraud the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
A dozen plaintiffs filed the lawsuit in Texas in 2012. It is among about 50,000 cases filed nationwide that were transferred to West Virginia as part of federal multidistrict litigation. U.S. District Judge Joseph R. Goodwin selected the lawsuit and several other "bellwether" cases to serve as representative cases.
Teva Pharmaceutical Industries says the federal government is investigating its marketing of its multiple sclerosis drug Copaxone and Parkinson's disease treatment Azilect. The Israeli drugmaker says the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York wants it to provide documents related to the marketing of the drugs from Jan. 1, 2006, to the present.
Merck said Friday it will pay $100 million to resolve lawsuits stemming from side effects associated with its NuvaRing contraceptive ring. Since 2007 Merck has been facing lawsuits from patients and families of women who suffered problems including heart attacks and strokes and even death using NuvaRing.
A former SAC Capital Advisors portfolio manager has been convicted of helping his firm earn more than a quarter billion dollars illegally through insider trading.
PDL Biopharma has agreed to settle its disputes with Swiss drugmaker Roche over royalty rates on a group of drugs PDL helped develop. The dispute concerned four cancer drugs: Avastin, Herceptin, Kadcyla, and Perjeta; also involved were the asthma treatment Xolair, and Lucentis, an eye drug.
Eli Lilly and Company has provided the following statement regarding a lawsuit filed by Sanofi in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware alleging patent infringement with respect to LY2963016, a new insulin glargine product for which Lilly is currently seeking approval from the FDA.
Two West Virginia agencies are joining a lawsuit against an Ohio drug company, alleging its negligent practices have helped fuel the state's pain pill abuse epidemic. The Department of Health and Human Resources and the Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety recently signed on as plaintiffs in the attorney general's lawsuit against Cardinal Health.
A divided Louisiana Supreme Court has overturned a $330 million judgment against two pharmaceutical companies that state Attorney General James "Buddy" Caldwell accused of improperly marketing a drug.
A federal judge is halting the discovery process in a lawsuit claiming Star Scientific Inc. misled investors. The U.S. District Court judge in Richmond on Tuesday granted a motion to stay discovery until the government completes its case against former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife.
A federal indictment says officials at dietary supplement maker Star Scientific Inc., which is central to a gift scandal involving former Gov. Bob McDonnell, discussed using Virginia state employees as test subjects for one of their products.
An Alzheimer's expert testified Tuesday that he was too ashamed to be truthful when the FBI confronted him with claims he fed inside information to a hedge fund manager whose company owned pharmaceutical stocks.
Unique Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. has voluntarily registered with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as a Human Drug Compounding Outsourcing Facility following guidance from the recently enacted Drug Quality and Security Act.
Missouri's prison system is improperly storing expired doses of a new lethal injection drug provided by an Oklahoma pharmacy not licensed to do business in Missouri, attorneys for a death row inmate facing execution this month said in a complaint filed Friday.
Federal prosecutors filed a record number of health care fraud cases last fiscal year, perhaps reflecting the greater emphasis the government has placed on combatting the crime costing taxpayers billions of dollars per year.
The Arkansas Supreme Court has scheduled oral arguments in Johnson & Johnson's request to overturn a verdict and $1.2 billion fine over the marketing of the antipsychotics drug Risperdal.
China's biggest drug distributor says two former executives are the target of a corruption investigation, widening a graft probe that has focused on foreign pharmaceutical makers. A former vice president of state-owned Sinopharm Group Ltd., Shi Jinming, was detained last week by Shanghai...
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