The court ruled there was evidence Abbott knew the birth defect risk surpassed what it listed on the drug’s warning label. Read more
This case is the sixth suit over Depakote, an antiepilepsy drug used to treat a number of different conditions, to go to trial. Read more
Abbott had unsuccessfully tried to get the punitive damages claim in the suit thrown out by the court. Read more
The DOJ said PharMerica received kickbacks disguised as rebates, educational grants and other financial support in exchange for recommending that physicians prescribe Depakote to nursing hom... Read more
A federal judge in Virginia has fined Abbott Laboratories $500 million after the pharmaceutical giant pled guilty to unlawfully promoting the prescription drug Depakote for uses not approved... Read more
Abbott Laboratories has pleaded guilty and agreed to pay $1.6 billion to resolve its criminal and civil liability arising from the company’s unlawful promotion of the prescription drug... Read more
Some antiseizure drugs used to treat epilepsy as well as depression, chronic pain, migraine, bipolar disorder, and other conditions are said to be associated with a higher risk of suicide an... Read more
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