Posted in Actos® on September 2, 2014
August 29, 2014 – A federal judge rejected a bid by top Japanese drugmaker Takeda Pharmaceutical and Eli Lilly & Co. on August 28 to throw out a $9 billion punitive damage award for hiding the cancer risks of their diabetes drug, Actos®. The combined $9 billion award stems from a March 8 ruling when jurors…
Posted in Actos® on September 26, 2013
A Maryland jury found that Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. did not properly warn Diep An, an ex-U.S. Army translator, and his doctor about the risks of its Actos® diabetes drug and ordered the company to pay more than $1.7 million in damages. The judge immediately threw out the Plaintiff’s verdict on a technicality based on Maryland…
Posted in Actos® on May 1, 2013
On Friday, April 26, 2013, a Los Angeles jury awarded $6.5 million to the plaintiff, finalizing the suit filed against Japanese pharmaceutical company, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, for hiding the link between Actos® and the high risk of bladder cancer. The action was brought by 79-year-old Jack Cooper, who was diagnosed with bladder cancer after taking Actos…
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