Drug Makers Under Criminal Investigation

Federal Prosecutors Launch Criminal Probe

Federal prosecutors are investigating six pharmaceutical companies for potential criminal charges in connection with shipping big quantities of opioid painkillers that contributed to a healthcare crisis, according to regulatory filings...

More Problems for J&J

Johnson & Johnson Problems Mount

Johnson & Johnson, facing lawsuits from more than 100,000 plaintiffs over its product safety and marketing tactics, has taken the aggressive strategy of battling many of the cases in court. And it is losing. A lot. Juries and judges have ordered the health-products giant to pay billions of dollars...

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America’s Opioid Problem

Opioid Crisis Worsens, Are Drug Makers to Blame?

The state of Ohio on Wednesday sued five major drug manufacturers, accusing them of misrepresenting the risks of prescription opioid painkillers that have fueled a sky-rocketing drug addiction epidemic. The suit, filed by Attorney General Mike DeWine, comes as a growing number of state and local governments are suing drug makers and distributors...