Keyword: lawsuits


Six States Join FTC Lawsuit to Block Amgen-Horizon

27.06.2023 -

Six US states – New York, California, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Washington – have joined the Federal Trade Commission's lawsuit to block Amgen's proposed nearly...


Another Turbulent AGM for Bayer?

24.04.2023 -

Bayer has seen its share of turbulent shareholder meetings, and the event on Apr. 28 is likely to continue in that vein, though it would be tough to top 2019. In that...


US Anti-Mifepristone Decision on Hold for Now

17.04.2023 -

All changes to the US use of abortifacient mifepristone are now on hold – for three more days – pending a review by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito of two complex and...


J&J Fights to Save Lawsuit-dodging Runoff Company

24.03.2023 -

After failing yet again this week to overturn a judgment rejecting its plans to roll into a separate company more than 38,000 lawsuits claiming that its talc-based baby...


Purdue Wins Short Pause from Lawsuits

16.10.2019 - Controversial US opioid producer Purdue Pharma and its founders, the Sackler family, have won a temporary litigation pause to facilitate progress in restructuring the company into...


US Court Ruling May Curb Drug Suit “Tourism”

26.06.2017 - Last week’s 8-1 ruling by the US Supreme Court in a long-running case brought against Bristol-Myers Squibb (BMS) and California-based drug distributor McKesson Corp – which could...


Industry Could Play Bigger Role at EPA

11.05.2017 - The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has fired at least five of the 18 scientists on its Board of Scientific Counselors in a move the agency’s new leadership said was aimed...


US Court Reopens 5,000 Fosamax Lawsuits

29.03.2017 - The US Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, has ruled that 5,000 lawsuits brought by patients taking Merck & Co.’s osteoporosis drug Fosamax (alendronate)...