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Purdue Pharma is named the main defendant in multiple city, state and local lawsuits against the pharmaceutical companies that played a part in the current opioid crisis. The suits claim the drug maker’s aggressive
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Two cases in front of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court could result in 40% of the over 7,000 Risperdal cases being time barred from moving forward. The Pennsylvania docket for Risperdal cases has grown
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Attorney Stephen Sheller, founder of Sheller PC, will be honored with a doctor of humane letters degree at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law 2019 Commencement Ceremony on May 16. The Beasley School
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  When: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 Time: 5:30 PM Location: Shakespeare & Co., 1632 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103 Description: Big Pharma, Big Greed: The Inside Story of One Lawyer’s Battle to Stem
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Purdue Pharma, makers of the opioid painkiller OxyContin, have settled with the state of Oklahoma for a record $240 million. This is Purdue’s third and largest state settlement yet. The drug manufacturer still faces
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Released this week, Stephen Sheller’s new  book “Big Pharma, Big Greed: The inside story of one lawyer’s battle to stem the flood of dangerous medicines and protect public health”  (Strong Arm Press) is
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The controversial Philadelphia Police Department ‘Live Stop’ policy makes headlines again as local resident and criminal justice activist, Reuben Jones, was left on the side of the road in the extreme cold with his
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Updated January 30, 2019 The eighth Risperdal case is set to go to trial, this time the stakes are even higher for both sides as the jury may award punitive damages to the
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In Stephen Sheller’s book Lawyering In Times of Saints and Evil Doers (2015), Sheller tells the story of science for sale, the widespread conflict of interest created when doctors and researchers are influenced by payments
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The Pennsylvania Superior Court has upheld the 2015 $2.5 million Risperdal verdict for plaintiff Austin Pledger. Pledger’s case was the first Risperdal case to go to trial. Viewed as a huge win for