GSK Settles Avandia Governmental Probes for $3B, But Nothing For Consumers

Faced with multiple  criminal investigations into illegal practices, on November 3, 2011, the British drug company GlaxoSmithKline said that it had agreed to pay $3 billion to settle United States government civil and criminal investigations into its sales practices for numerous drugs, including Avandia. Company whisteblowers alleged that GSK improperly paid Doctors and manipulated medical [...]