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Judge rules against Johnson & Johnson in landmark opioid case in Oklahoma

An Oklahoma judge on Monday ruled against Johnson & Johnson in the state’s opioid trial, forcing the company to pay $ 572 million in the first ruling in the U.S. holding a drugmaker accountable for helping fuel the epidemic. Calling the opioid crisis an “imminent danger and menace,” District Judge Thad Balkman said “the state… Read More »

Judge denies J&J’s request to transfer 2,400 talc lawsuits to federal court

Containers of Johnson’s baby powder made by Johnson and Johnson are displayed on a shelf on July 13, 2018 in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan | Getty Images A federal judge on Friday denied Johnson & Johnson‘s request to transfer about 2,400 lawsuits over its talc-based baby powder to a district court in Delaware, sending… Read More »

A Judge Rules Against One Stem-Cell Clinic. There Are Hundreds of Them.

A judicial ruling this month that will stop questionable stem-cell treatments at a clinic in Florida is widely seen as a warning to a flourishing industry that has attracted huge numbers of patients, who pay thousands of dollars for unproven, risky procedures. But with little regulatory oversight for the hundreds of clinics operating these lucrative… Read More »