Pennsylvanian Jury Awards $3.6 Million Verdict in Actos Trial

On February 12, 2015, a Philadelphia jury awarded a $3.6 million dollar verdict, which included a $1.3 million punitive damage award, to John Kristufek, a former Pennsylvanian educator, who alleged that pharma giant Takeda Pharmaceutical Co.’s Actos diabetes drug was the cause of his bladder cancer. Click here to read the full article: Takeda Ordered [...]

March 17th, 2015|Actos Diabetes Drug|Comments Off on Pennsylvanian Jury Awards $3.6 Million Verdict in Actos Trial

Takeda Held Responsible in First Federal Actos Bellwether Trial

After 34 days of trial, a Lafayette, Louisiana jury returned its verdict against Takeda and Lilly and ordered the PHARMA giants to pay $1.475 million in compensatory damages and $8 billion in punitive damages for injuries including bladder cancer to Terrance Allen, a hardware store manager, who took Actos for his diabetes treatment from 2004 [...]

April 8th, 2014|Actos Diabetes Drug, Drug and Medical Device Litigation|Comments Off on Takeda Held Responsible in First Federal Actos Bellwether Trial