A group of state attorneys general yet to settle with Eli Lilly & Co. over its allegedly fraudulent marketing of Zyprexa has been urged by a judge to sit down at the negotiating table.
Nonprofit researchers called for increased scrutiny of Pfizer Inc.’s Chantix following reports that the smoking-cessation drug had caused more serious injuries than any other drug in the first quarter.
A New Jersey state jury has awarded a woman $3 million after determining that Wyeth's diet drug Pondimin, one of the two drugs that constitute fen-phen, caused her to develop a life-threatening lung disease. The verdict comes less than two weeks after Wyeth prevailed in a similar case in Pennsylvania.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration published a letter Tuesday that it had sent to Steris Corp., warning that the medical-device sterilization company wasn't complying with “good manufacturing” regulations and could face penalties.
A federal appeals court on Monday ruled against Industrial Risk Insurers Inc. in its attempt to recoup from Citigroup Inc. and others $861 million in payments in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that claimed 7 World Trade Center among other New York buildings.
Federal regulators are urging parents to inspect the hardware and stability of their children's cribs after two infant deaths prompted Delta Enterprise Corp. Tuesday to recall about 1.6 million drop-side cribs with missing or defective parts.
Hyundai Motor Co. has issued two separate recalls for more than 150,000 Elantra vehicles, following a U.S. government inspection that yielded several potential defects relating to the cars' airbag warning-light system.
A Florida motorist has filed a putative class action against Chrysler LLC for what she claims is a “catastrophic” design defect in the engines of thousands of cars manufactured by the automaker between 1998 and 2004.
The magistrate judge serving as special master in the multidistrict litigation against Medtronic Inc. over implantable defibrillators has entered a report and recommendation in support of awarding $18.25 million in common benefit fees to plaintiffs' counsel.
Eli Lilly & Co. will take a $1.4 billion charge in the third quarter to brace for a possible impending settlement with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania and 30 states regarding the company's promotion and marketing of the anti-psychotic treatment Zyprexa, the company said Tuesday.
About one-quarter of biotechnology drugs approved in the the U.S. and European Union have been subject to safety-related regulatory actions within their first decade on the market, a new study has shown.
Aurora Dairy Corp. and several U.S. retailers that sold the Colorado farm's organic milk are arguing that federal law preempts ongoing multidistrict litigation over alleged violations in the company's organic processes.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has rejected a bid to dismiss Skinner Engine Co.'s Chapter 11 case, ruling that the asbestos litigation-plagued manufacturer should be allowed to continue working on its plan of reorganization.
The Indiana Supreme Court has found in favor of insurance companies in a dispute over whether U.S. Filter Corp. and Waste Management Holdings Inc. are entitled to indemnification for product liability litigation arising from workers who alleged silica exposure.
A lawyer for Exxon Mobil Corp. apologized to Maryland residents Wednesday in a trial stemming from a $1 billion lawsuit over an undetected gas leak at a service station that contaminated surrounding groundwater supplies, but said the company shouldn't be on the hook for punitive damages.
After tainted Chinese milk products led to the deaths of four infants, Hong Kong is moving to shore up food-safety checks and give its regulator more power to recall and ban imports.
A statement explaining W.R. Grace’s proposed plan for repaying numerous plaintiffs with asbestos damage claims has drawn more than 20 objections, alleging the plan does not treat creditors fairly and that the explanation is unclear.
A federal judge is set to consider whether he has the power to enforce a proposed settlement that was later rejected by the mother of a child who developed liver failure after being prescribed generic ibuprofen to treat a minor medical procedure.
An explosion at a small-town Georgia law firm Friday morning left the 78-year-old suspect dead and four others wounded, local authorities said.
Two customers of Qwest Communications International Inc. have filed a proposed class action claiming that the company violates the law by charging a $200 early termination fee to subscribers to its Internet service who cancel before the end of their contract.