Congress passed a series of legislative acts, beginning in 1992, known collectively as the Prescription Drug User Fee Acts (PDUFA). This legislation sought to expedite the U.S. Food and Drug... Read more
The U.S. Department of Justice announced late last year that the pharmaceutical industry was still the biggest defrauder of the federal government under the False Claims Act, as measured by... Read more
I have yet to hear anybody give a rational defense or even a good explanation for why drug makers are allowed to advertise their products on television in the U.S. All of us have seen the dr... Read more
We represent the States of Alabama, Alaska, Hawaii, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, and Utah in a series of cases against pharmaceutical companies, known as the AWP litigatio... Read more
A South Carolina judge has upheld a $327 million civil penalty against health giant Johnson & Johnson, which in March was found guilty by a jury of overstating the safety and effectiven... Read more
Actor Dennis Quaid has filed a lawsuit against Baxter Healthcare Corp., a drug maker, alleging similar labels for the blood thinner Heparin and a less potent drug caused a mix-up at Cedars-S... Read more
A stage actress has filed suit against Bayer, alleging that the birth-control pill Yasmin caused her to have a stroke at age 27. Brenda Hamilton, who is in the Broadway show Wicked, had been... Read more
Biotech drug maker Genzyme Corp. has agreed to pay a $175 million penalty to federal regulators in connection with long-standing manufacturing problems that have already cost the company mil... Read more
A Birmingham-area man won a $25.16 million verdict recently against Roche Holding AG, a Swiss drug maker, after proving that the company’s acne medicine led to inflammatory bowel disease. An... Read more
If you would like to subscribe to the Jere Beasley Report digital edition, simply visit our Subscriptions page and provide the necessary information or call us at 800-898-2034.
Attorney Advertising - Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome.