Takeda Accused of Putting Sales Before Actos Safety Studies

Takeda Argues It Submitted All Relevant Actos Safety Studies, but Plaintiff Claims Company Sacrificed Safety for Profit Plaintiff Frances Wisniewski filed a personal injury lawsuit against Takeda Pharmaceuticals in 2012 in Philadelphia County Court of Common Pleas. In August 2011, Wisniewski was diagnosed with bladder cancer, and she believes that … [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...]

Actos Bladder Cancer Lawsuit Sent to Jury

Takeda Denies Hiding Risks of Actos and Bladder Cancer Takeda Pharmaceuticals denied that the company hid the high risk of developing bladder cancer from taking Actos during its Nevada trial. This is the sixth Actos lawsuit that has gone to trial in the US involving Actos injuries. “There was no hiding of the ball,” Craig Thompson, a lawyer for … [Read more...]

Judge Nullifies Verdict in Actos Personal Injury Trial

Plaintiff Loses $6.5 Million Award When Judge Revokes Ruling in Actos Case On May 1st, Judge Kenneth Freeman tossed out the original verdict in the first personal injury case against Takeda Pharmaceuticals blockbuster diabetes drug, Actos. A motion filed by Takeda Pharmaceuticals convinced Judge Freeman that Actos was not the primary cause of … [Read more...]

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