$9 Billion Actos Verdict Reduced

Judge Reduces Actos Award by 99.6% In April, a jury ruled that Takeda Pharmaceutical’s blockbuster Type 2 diabetes drug, Actos, was the cause of a plaintiff’s bladder cancer in a bellwether case representing many personal injury cases against the company. Plaintiff Terrence Allen and his wife alleged that the man took Actos as prescribed, and he … [Read more...]

Takeda and Eli Lilly Owe Actos Plaintiffs $9 Billion

Judge Denies Takeda’s Bid to Overturn $9 Billion Actos Damages Takeda and Eli Lilly have officially lost their bid to have $9 billion in punitive damages for Actos injuries thrown out after the company lost their second bellwether lawsuit. "Plaintiffs have pointed to sufficient evidence from which the jury could have concluded that the … [Read more...]

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