Tag: Johnson Johnson

Risperdal Punitive Damages

Risperdal Off-Label Prescriptions May Expose Johnson & Johnson to Punitive Damages

Plaintiffs in consolidated Risperdal lawsuits now pending in Pennsylvania have argued that a New Jersey statute barring punitive damages in lawsuits brought involving FDA-approved drugs does not apply when the injuries alleged result from off-label or[...]

Risperdal Lawsuit Bars Claims for Punitive Damages

Risperdal Lawsuits Time Barred, Argues Johnson & Johnson

Janssen Pharmaceuticals, a division of Johnson & Johnson  that manufactured and marketed the antipsychotic drug Risperdal to adolescent males, asked a Pennsylvania court in a Motion for Summary Judgment dated May 19, 2014, to hold that[...]

Risperdal Lawsuit Update

Risperdal Class Action FAQs

Audet and Partners, LLP is now representing several males who have been diagnosed with Gynecomastia after having taken the antipsychotic drug Risperdal.  If you have suffered this or a similar injury, you may be wondering whether[...]

Whistleblower Award

Whistleblower Lawsuits On The Rise

Whistleblower claims, or "qui tam" lawsuits, brought under the federal False Claims Act, increased to 753 in 2013, an increase of almost 20% over the previous year.*  These claims resulted in aggregate net recoveries to the[...]

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits

Transvaginal Mesh Litigation Update: Consumer Group Calls for Criminal Investigation into Johnson & Johnson Destruction of Evidence

In follow up to Audet & Partners, LLP previous reports on Johnson & Johnson’s alleged systematic destruction of documents related to the safety of its vaginal mesh products, a consumer advocacy group has asked the United[...]

Risperdal Lawsuits

Risperdal Lawsuit Settlement Costs Johnson & Johnson $5.9 Million

Janssen Pharmaceutical, Inc., the division of Johnson & Johnson that developed and marketed the Risperdal antipsychotic medication, has settled a Risperdal lawsuit brought by the State of Montana for $5.9 million.  The Attorney General of Montana[...]

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Transvaginal Mesh Litigation Reveals Possible Widespread Document Destruction by Johnson & Johnson

According to recently filed court documents, Johnson & Johnson officials systematically destroyed or lost documents relating to its vaginal mesh implants despite having been ordered to preserve that evidence. Bloomberg.com reported* the alleged document destruction in[...]