Top 10 Pharma Lawsuit Settlements Ever; THIS COVID-19 Vaccine Maker Paid $2.7 Billion


2024/05/01 17:26:25 IST

Amgen - $762 Million (2007)

    Illegally introduced Aranesp into interstate commerce.

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Bayer, Johnson & Johnson - $775 Million (2019)

    Resolved claims against anticoagulant drug Xarelto in a joint settlement.

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TAP Pharmaceutical Products - $875 Million (2001)

    Fraudulent pricing and marketing practices for prostate cancer drug Lupron.

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Merck - $950 Million (2011)

    Unlawful promotion and marketing of painkiller Vioxx.

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Eli Lilly and Company - $1.4 Billion (2009)

    Unlawful promotion of antipsychotic drug Zyprexa. $515 million criminal fine, $800 million civil settlements.

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Abbott Laboratories - $1.5 Billion (2012)

    Unlawful promotion of prescription drug Depakote. $700 million criminal fine and forfeiture, $800 million civil settlements.

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Johnson & Johnson - $2.2 Billion (2013)

    Settled misconduct charges including off-label promotion and kickbacks. $485 million criminal fine, $1.72 billion civil settlements.

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Pfizer - $2.3 Billion (2009)

    Illegal promotion of various pharmaceutical products. Included a record-breaking $1.3 billion criminal fine.

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Takeda Pharmaceutical - $2.4 Billion (2015)

    Settled lawsuits over diabetes drug Actos (pioglitazone). Hid bladder cancer risks associated with the drug.

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GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) - $3 Billion (2012)

    Largest healthcare settlement in history. Guilty plea for off-label promotion, safety data failure. $1 billion criminal penalty, $2 billion civil settlements.

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