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Pharma Fined 14 Billion Dollars in 5 Years

“From 1991 through 2015, a total of 373 settlements were reached between the federal and state governments and pharmaceutical manufacturers, for a total of $35.7 billion. Of these, 140 were federal settlements, for $31.9 billion, and 233 were state settlements, for $3.8 billion.”

Purdue OxyContin settlement would rank among largest in pharma history

Opioid Scandal Haunts Drug Companies As They Respond To Pandemic

Iraq war victims allege pharmaceutical companies’ bribery led to U.S. troop deaths


Drug Giant AstraZeneca to Pay $520 Million to Settle Fraud Case

AstraZeneca takes $6m hit after ‘faking conferences’ to bribe doctors

Johnson & Johnson

Court Documents: Johnson & Johnson Was ‘Kingpin’ In Opioid Epidemic And Targeted Children, Elderly With Marketing

Johnson & Johnson to pay $2.2 billion to end U.S. drug probes

”…the company (J&J) knew there was asbestos in products aimed at mothers and babies, knew of the potential harm and “misrepresented the safety of these products for decades.”

$750 million: Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay in baby powder case

Johnson & Johnson to pay $572m for fueling Oklahoma opioid crisis, judge rules

Johnson & Johnson settles Ohio lawsuits to avoid federal trial

J&J unit to pay $360 million to U.S. to resolve charity kickback probe


Pfizer accuses Johnson & Johnson of ‘anticompetitive practices’ in lawsuit

Pfizer to pay $2.3 billion, agrees to criminal plea

Nigeria sues Pfizer for $7bn over ‘illegal’ tests on children

“At Pfizer I was expected to increase profits at all costs, even when sales meant endangering lives.”

Pfizer settles foreign bribery case with U.S. government

Pfizer in $486 million settlement of Celebrex, Bextra litigation

Pfizer has a policy against ghostwriters, but when it acquired Parke and its Neurontin blockbuster it apparently bought an enthusiastic ghostwriting shop within it.”

Pfizer to Pay $430 Million Fine over Illegal Marketing

Pfizer “Bribe” Scandal in Philippines Heats Up; Company Offered Posters to the President


GlaxoSmithKline settles healthcare fraud case for $3 billion

Glaxo given ‘serious’ warning on false vaccine information

Glaxo to pay $750 million in adulterated drugs case

Evidence grows for narcolepsy link to GSK swine flu shot “There’s no doubt in my mind whatsoever that Pandemrix increased the occurrence of narcolepsy onset in children in some countries – and probably in most countries,” says Mignot, a specialist in the sleep disorder at Stanford University in the United States.

UK study strengthens link between GSK flu shot and narcolepsy

Chinese police charge British former head of GSK in China with bribery

Sex video new twist in GSK China bribery scandal


Merck settles Vioxx claims for $4.85 billion

Merck accused of stonewalling in mumps vaccine antitrust lawsuit

Former Merck Scientists Sue Merck Alleging MMR Vaccine Efficacy Fraud

Merck Created Hit List to “Destroy,” “Neutralize” or “Discredit” Dissenting Doctors

New Merck Allegations: A Fake Journal; Ghostwritten Studies; Vioxx Pop Songs; PR Execs Harass Reporters

Gardasil Researcher Speaks Out

New Worries About Gardasil Safety

HPV vaccine is neither safe nor effective

U.S. court pays $6 million to Gardasil victims

Merck to pay $688 million to settle Enhance lawsuits

Is Merck’s Singulair Patent a Fraud? Suit Lays Out Timeline of Omissions “Merck deliberately engaged in inequitable and fraudulent conduct in its statements and submissions to the PTO.”

U.S. court upholds dismissal of $200 million Merck verdict against Gilead “The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit upheld a June 2016 ruling that the two Merck patents, which cover methods of treating Hepatitis C, were unenforceable because of a pattern of misconduct by the company, including lying under oath by one of its in-house lawyers.”

Rampant Criminality

How authorities say drugmaker paid off doctors, lied to insurance companies to push potentially lethal fentanyl-based drug

Teva settles multibillion-dollar drug kickback case ahead of trial

Abbott to pay $1.6 billion for Depakote marketing

Eli Lilly to pay $1.42 bln to resolve Zyprexa probes

Cancer drug probe nets $875 million settlement

Court approves Amgen’s $762 million payment in drug case

Allergan signs $750 million settlement with purchasers of Alzheimer’s drug Namenda

AIDS drug maker settles kickback charges for $704 million

California lawsuit accuses Bristol-Myers Squibb of fraud, kickbacks

Ex-pharma CEO pleads guilty to kickbacks to doctors for opioid prescriptions

U.S. sues Novartis, alleging kickbacks to pharmacies

Baxter admits flu product contained live bird flu virus

Dengue vaccine fiasco leads to criminal charges for researcher in the Philippines

Charity to pay $4 million to resolve U.S. pharma kickback probe

New York doctor convicted of taking kickbacks from opioid maker Insys

Ex-pharma CEO pleads guilty to kickbacks to doctors for opioid prescriptions

Cashing in on dementia patients: drugmaker to pay $116 million in fraud settlement

Sanofi Pays $25 Million to Settle Bribery Charges

Wyeth loses Prempro trial, to pay $1.5 million “Wyeth protected their bottom dollar instead of protecting the patients,” Zoe Littlepage, attorney for plaintiff Mary Daniel, said in a statement.”

Zantac and other heartburn drugs recalled over possible cancer link