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A landmark verdict of $8 billion for punitive damages against J&J for its antipsychotic drug Risperdal tops the list of legal news sources Law.com and Law306’s most read stories of 2019. The case
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Plaintiffs’ in the multi-district litigation, which consisting of more than 2,500 cities and counties, suing opioid manufacturers and distributors for their role in the opioid crisis find they have conflicting goals with state lawmakers
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The Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services of Drexel University is one of the many ways that the Sheller family gives back to the community. Since the health center’s inception
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A Pennsylvania Superior Court has rejected Johnson & Johnson’s appeal of a 2016 $70 million verdict awarded to a 20 year-old Tennessee man, Andrew Yount (A.Y.) who developed gynecomastia after taking the antipsychotic
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In a 6 to 1 decision, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court opened the door for thousands of pending Risperdal injury cases to proceed to trial. The seven-justice court ruled that a jury must decide,
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Stephen A. Sheller, founder of Sheller PC, is often sought for his expertise in litigation against pharmaceutical manufacturers whose products cause harm to consumers. He recently has one of few private law firms chosen to work
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Several positive developments this month for young men injured from taking the Risperdal. Risperdal is an anti-psychotic drug manufactured by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals. The drug’s side effects included gynecomastia, the growth
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Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner has been given approval by a state judge to move forward with with action against drugmakers and distributors for illegal marketing and sales of opioid painkillers resulting in a nationwide
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From The Ring of Fire: Why Is Big Pharma Increasing Your Medicine Prices? By Thom Hartmann – July 17, 2019 The US pays more for medical drugs that in any country in the
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In another win for plaintiffs injured by Risperdal, a Pennsylvania appellate court reversed a trial courts decision to grant the defendants motion for nonsuit, mid-trial. This decision will send the case back to