$9 Billion Actos Verdict Upheld

Judge Will Not Overturn Actos Verdict, Takeda Still Owes $9 BillionTakeda Pharmaceuticals and Eli Lilly still owe plaintiffs in the first Actos verdict $9 billion in punitive damages, according to the judge.The Japanese pharmaceutical manufacturer filed an appeal of the Actos verdict after plaintiff Terrence Allen won the first bellwether trial … [Read more...]

Plaintiffs Allege Fraudulent Testimony in Actos Bellwether Trial

Witness Reportedly Lied Under Oath in Actos Personal Injury Bellwether TrialAccording to plaintiffs in the latest Actos bellwether trial, a former employee of Eli Lilly & Co, the US distributors of Takeda Pharmaceutical’s blockbuster Type 2 diabetes drug, Actos, lied while giving expert testimony in the first federal bellwether … [Read more...]

Jury Can Hear Claims Regarding Destroyed Actos Files

Judge Rules that Jury in Actos MDL Can Hear Evidence Regarding Destroyed Actos FilesAs the first bellwether trial in the Actos multidistrict litigation (MDL) begins the week of January 30th, Judge Rebecca Doherty ruled that the jury can hear evidence claiming that Takeda Pharmaceuticals destroyed files containing evidence that Actos could cause … [Read more...]

$6.5 Million Awarded to Victim in Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit

Bellwether Actos Trial Returns Verdict in Favor of Plaintiff, Wins DamagesThe first of more than 3,000 personal injury lawsuits against Takeda Pharmaceuticals has returned a verdict, in favor of the plaintiff.On Friday, April 26th, Jack Cooper was awarded $6.5 million in personal injury damages by a jury which ruled that Takeda … [Read more...]

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