U.S. state attorneys general said Johnson & Johnson and a company unit agreed to pay nearly $117 million to settle litigation over deceptive marketing of transvaginal surgical mesh devices.

A New Jersey jury cleared Johnson & Johnson of liability in a lawsuit brought by a man who said asbestos in the company’s talcum powder products caused his mesothelioma.

INSYS Therapeutics Inc. announced today that the company reached an agreement in principle with the Department of Justice to settle the DOJ’s civil and criminal investigation into inappropriate sales and commercial practices by some former company employees.

Montana sued OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma LP, withdrawing from a multistate investigation by attorneys general into opioid manufacturers’ marketing practices and joining a growing list of states that have broken off to pursue individual lawsuits.

  (Reuters) – Novo Nordisk will pay nearly $58.7 million to resolve claims the drugmaker’s sales staff downplayed the importance of U.S. Food and Drug Administration-mandated warnings about the cancer risks of its diabetes medication Victoza. The U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday’s settlement would resolve claims Novo Nordisk supplied its sales representatives with information to […]

Daiichi Sankyo agreed to settle some 2,300 U.S. cases accusing the drugmaker of failing to warn that its blood pressure medication can cause gastrointestinal illness.

Pfizer Inc. reported better-than-expected second-quarter 2016 results, but revenue from its branded patent-protected medicines brought disappointment.

Pfizer has agreed to pay $784.6 million to resolve allegations that Wyeth, which it acquired in 2009, underpaid drug rebates to Medicaid.

BASEL, Switzerland – Novartis AG (NVS) will pay $390 million to settle a civil lawsuit related to the kickback payments to specialty pharmacy companies that distributed the drugs Exjade and Myfortic, Novartis announced Friday. The settlement, which is between Novartis Pharmaceutical Corporation (NVS), a U.S. subsidiary of Novartis AG, will be paid to both the […]

Drugmakers AstraZeneca Plc and Cephalon, a unit of Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, reached a multistate accord on Wednesday over civil charges they overbilled state Medicaid programs, the New York Attorney General announced. The settlement with the states comes after the U.S. Justice Department settled parallel civil charges with both companies in July. The $54 million […]