Risperdal Judgment Reversed in Arkansas

J&J Wins Reversal of Risperdal Penalty in Arkansas On Thursday, March 20th, Johnson & Johnson won a reversal of their $1.2 billion penalty against their drug Risperdal in Arkansas Supreme Court. In 2012, an Arkansas jury agreed that J&J and Janssen Pharmaceuticals misled Arkansas’s doctors regarding Risperdal’s safety. The judgment … [Read more...]

US Supreme Court Rules In Favor of Generic Drug Makers

Generic Drug Manufacturers Have No Liability in Personal Injury, Per Supreme Court On Monday, June 24, the US Supreme Court ruled in a 5-4 decision that generic drug makers are not liable for personal injury caused by side effects. The decision reverses the original decision in the case of Karen Bartlett, a New Hampshire woman who took Mutual … [Read more...]

Is Lifetime Sex Offender Monitoring Too Harsh?

South Carolina Supreme Court justices are reconsidering a case involving lifetime sex offender monitoring. According to WIS, Jennifer Dykes was ordered to wear a sex offender monitoring device for the rest of her life after a probation violation stemming from a previous conviction. Dykes acquired the sex offender status after being convicted of a … [Read more...]

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