UPDATED: Chicago makes second run at Allergan, J – J, Purdue and others with painkiller

Posted On Jul 26 2017 by

#chicago pharmaceutical companies # UPDATED: Chicago makes second run at Allergan, J J, Purdue and others with painkiller lawsuit Opioid makers thought they had dodged a litigation bullet 6 months ago when a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit by the City of Chicago trying to hold them accountable for an “epidemic” of painkiller, and even heroin, abuse. But the city is being tenacious and has refiled lawsuits claiming 6 drugmakers overstated the claims of the drugs’ benefits while downplaying their risks. The second amended complaint was filed on Thursday in Chicago against Purdue Pharma, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries ($TEVA), Johnson Johnson’s …


California OxyContin lawsuit: Pharmaceutical companies sued by Orange, Santa Clara Counties #crm #for #pharma

Posted On Jul 24 2017 by

#pharmaceutical companies in orange county # California DAs File Big Tobacco-Style Lawsuit Against Pharmas Over Painkillers California DAs File Big Tobacco-Style Lawsuit Against Pharmas Over Painkillers California DAs File Big-Tobacco-Style Lawsuit Against Pharma Giants Over Painkillers Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images Orange County and Santa Clara County, two California entitites with a combined population near 5 million, are filing suit against five pharmaceutical companies for what the counties’ representatives say was a concerted campaign to promote risky, addictive drugs at the expense of public health and safety. From the Los Angeles Times : In sweeping language reminiscent of the legal …


Horizon Pharma slapped with securities lawsuit over patient assistance programs #ariad #pharma

Posted On Jun 25 2017 by

#horizon pharma # Horizon Pharma slapped with securities lawsuit over patient assistance programs Horizon Pharma ($HZNP) has already come under fire from federal prosecutors and payers for its patient assistance programs and questionable ties to specialty pharmacies. Now the company is being slapped with the inevitable securities lawsuit in a U.S. district court over related allegations. New York-based law firm Gainey McKenna Egleston filed a suit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of people who bought stock in Horizon between March 13, 2014, and Feb. 26, 2016. The firm claims that Horizon …


K-V Pharmaceutical Loses FDA Lawsuit Over Makena Drug #pharma #d

Posted On May 18 2017 by

#kv pharma # K-V Pharmaceutical Loses FDA Lawsuit Over Makena Drug K-V Pharmaceutical Co.’s lawsuit alleging that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s actions led to “unlawful competition” involving its Makena drug was dismissed by a federal judge. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson in Washington today threw out the company’s claims that the FDA caused it “irreparable harm” by refusing to block pharmacies that created a cheaper alternative of the drug used to reduce the risk of pre-term birth in women. “This case is fundamentally an effort to get the court to direct and oversee the FDA’s enforcement activities, …


UPDATED: Chicago makes second run at Allergan, J – J, Purdue and others with painkiller

Posted On May 18 2017 by

#chicago pharmaceutical companies # UPDATED: Chicago makes second run at Allergan, J J, Purdue and others with painkiller lawsuit Opioid makers thought they had dodged a litigation bullet 6 months ago when a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit by the City of Chicago trying to hold them accountable for an “epidemic” of painkiller, and even heroin, abuse. But the city is being tenacious and has refiled lawsuits claiming 6 drugmakers overstated the claims of the drugs’ benefits while downplaying their risks. The second amended complaint was filed on Thursday in Chicago against Purdue Pharma, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries ($TEVA), Johnson Johnson’s …


California OxyContin lawsuit: Pharmaceutical companies sued by Orange, Santa Clara Counties #pharmaceuticals #industry

Posted On May 16 2017 by

#pharmaceutical companies in orange county # California DAs File Big Tobacco-Style Lawsuit Against Pharmas Over Painkillers California DAs File Big Tobacco-Style Lawsuit Against Pharmas Over Painkillers California DAs File Big-Tobacco-Style Lawsuit Against Pharma Giants Over Painkillers Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images Orange County and Santa Clara County, two California entitites with a combined population near 5 million, are filing suit against five pharmaceutical companies for what the counties’ representatives say was a concerted campaign to promote risky, addictive drugs at the expense of public health and safety. From the Los Angeles Times : In sweeping language reminiscent of the legal …


Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals Files Lawsuit against MusclePharm over Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt #pharmaceutical #research #jobs

Posted On Apr 19 2017 by

#hitech pharma # Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals Files Lawsuit against MusclePharm over Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) and Protein Spiking Allegations ATLANTA. May 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Protein supplement maker Hi-Tech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. says rival MusclePharm Corp. artificially inflates the level of protein in its Arnold Schwarzenegger Series Iron Mass product and then lies to consumers about it, violating federal competition and state consumer protection laws, according to a complaint filed in Georgia federal court. The lawsuit further alleges violations of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) act and protein spiking allegations involving MusclePharm Sports Nutrition’s protein supplement. This lawsuit …


Horizon Pharma slapped with securities lawsuit over patient assistance programs #top #10 #pharmaceutical #companies

Posted On Apr 19 2017 by

#horizon pharma # Horizon Pharma slapped with securities lawsuit over patient assistance programs Horizon Pharma ($HZNP) has already come under fire from federal prosecutors and payers for its patient assistance programs and questionable ties to specialty pharmacies. Now the company is being slapped with the inevitable securities lawsuit in a U.S. district court over related allegations. New York-based law firm Gainey McKenna Egleston filed a suit in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of people who bought stock in Horizon between March 13, 2014, and Feb. 26, 2016. The firm claims that Horizon …


UPDATED: Chicago makes second run at Allergan, J – J, Purdue and others with painkiller

Posted On Apr 13 2017 by

#chicago pharmaceutical companies # UPDATED: Chicago makes second run at Allergan, J J, Purdue and others with painkiller lawsuit Opioid makers thought they had dodged a litigation bullet 6 months ago when a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit by the City of Chicago trying to hold them accountable for an “epidemic” of painkiller, and even heroin, abuse. But the city is being tenacious and has refiled lawsuits claiming 6 drugmakers overstated the claims of the drugs’ benefits while downplaying their risks. The second amended complaint was filed on Thursday in Chicago against Purdue Pharma, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries ($TEVA), Johnson Johnson’s …


California OxyContin lawsuit: Pharmaceutical companies sued by Orange, Santa Clara Counties #ipca #pharma

Posted On Apr 11 2017 by

#pharmaceutical companies in orange county # California DAs File Big Tobacco-Style Lawsuit Against Pharmas Over Painkillers California DAs File Big Tobacco-Style Lawsuit Against Pharmas Over Painkillers California DAs File Big-Tobacco-Style Lawsuit Against Pharma Giants Over Painkillers Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images Orange County and Santa Clara County, two California entitites with a combined population near 5 million, are filing suit against five pharmaceutical companies for what the counties’ representatives say was a concerted campaign to promote risky, addictive drugs at the expense of public health and safety. From the Los Angeles Times : In sweeping language reminiscent of the legal …