Tagged: johnson & johnson

Arkansas Sues Drugmakers It Blames for Deadly Opioid Crisis

by Kelly P. Kissel, The Associated Press 3/30/2018 7:38 am

Arkansas officials filed a lawsuit against three drug manufacturers Thursday, claiming overzealous and deceptive marketing contributed to an increase in opioid abuse that fueled a spike in overdose deaths.

Business Leaders Quit Trump Panel; He Hits Back Hard

by Associated Press 8/15/2017 4:32 pm

President Donald Trump on Tuesday ripped into the four business leaders who resigned from his White House jobs panel — the latest sign that corporate America's romance with Trump is faltering — after his equivocal response to violence by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Dustin McDaniel Asks Supreme Court to Reconsider Risperdal Ruling

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 4/8/2014 8:24 am

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel asked the state Supreme Court on Monday to reconsider its decision tossing out a $1.2 billion judgment against drugmaker Johnson & Johnson, saying justices did "significant harm" to the state and broke from 170 years of precedent.

Arkansas Supreme Court Tosses $1.2B Judgment In Risperdal Case Against Johnson & Johnson

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 3/20/2014 10:26 am

The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday overturned a $1.2 billion judgment against Johnson & Johnson in a lawsuit challenging the drugmaker's marketing of the antipsychotic drug Risperdal.

In Arkansas, Drug Firms Argue Against $1.2B Judgment

by Chuck Bartels, The Associated Press 2/27/2014 11:04 am

A lawyer for two pharmaceutical companies argued Thursday that the Arkansas Supreme Court should reverse a $1.2 billion judgment because the trial judge improperly applied a law in the state's lawsuit over improper marketing of the antipsychotic drug Risperdal.