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Johnson & Johnson Subsidiary to Pay $158 Million to Settle Allegations it Misrepresented Drug Safety and Paid Physicians Kickbacks to Prescribe Risperdal

January 22nd, 2012 · No Comments

TweetOn January 19, 2012 Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, announced that it had agreed to pay $158 million to settle a Medicaid fraud lawsuit in Texas which alleged that the company improperly marketed its antipsychotic drug Risperdal causing the state to overpay for the drug. The lawsuit alleges that the company […]

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Ranbaxy Laboratories to Pay $500 Million in Settlement with Food and Drug Administration

December 28th, 2011 · No Comments

TweetLast week, India’s largest drug manufacturer, Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd., announced that it had entered into a consent decree with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and had set aside a provision of $500 million to cover any liability arising out of a separate investigation by the Department of Justice (DOJ). The consent decree comes after […]

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New Food Safety Law Protects Whistleblowers

February 14th, 2011 · No Comments

TweetThe Huffington Post reported on the “little-noticed” whistleblower provision of The Food Safety and Modernization Act, which prohibits employers from retaliating against food industry workers who report food safety violations.  The Department of Labor or federal courts may reinstate fired employees, award back pay with interest, and award attorneys’ fees and other litigation costs.  Click here […]

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