The black box warnings are based on clinical data provided to the FDA by the manufacturer through clinical trials and post-marketing surveillance. Read more
A national group of state attorneys general have taken Google to task over what they say amounts to aiding drug dealers online. According to Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood, who chairs... Read more
Rite Aid has agreed to pay $2.1 million in a settlement with the Massachusetts Attorney General’s office over alleged overcharges for prescription drugs under the workers’ compensation insur... Read more
Given the increases in costs of prescription drugs over the years, it’s not uncommon for doctors, pharmacists and insurers to switch patients to the generic form of prescribed drugs in an ef... Read more
A Florida appeals court has upheld a $25.8 million judgment in a lawsuit against Walgreens over an error by a teenage pharmacy technician that resulted in a mother of three receiving blood t... Read more
Even though the health care reform bill has been signed into law by President Obama, the heated debate continues. This debate will continue – hopefully in a more civil manner – during the co... 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
It is universally recognized that the medical community in the United States has an obligation to look out for the best interests of the public on health and safety issues. That obligation i... Read more
In its current term, the U.S. Supreme Court is taking up a number of interesting and very important cases. Many of the cases on the docket are business-related cases. Among the cases with bu... Read more
The Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office has reached a settlement with Boehringer Ingelheim Roxane, Inc. (Roxane), a Columbus, Ohio-based drug manufacturer, in a False Claims Act case. Un... Read more
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