Posts Tagged 'big pharma'

Judge with No MDL Experience Deemed Unqualified to Preside over Opioid MDL

A former judge and now private practice attorney was openly laughed at during an MDL panel in Illinois when she suggested they should give a nation’s worth of opioid cases to a judge who had never presided over a national litigation.

Ann Callis, formerly a chief judge in Madison County, Illinois and now practicing law privately as an attorney addressed the panel in late November and requested that every opioid-related lawsuit be transferred under U.S. District Judge Staci Yandle. The exchange ...

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National Opinion of Big Pharma May Not Be As Bad As Some Might Think

one third of those polled had bad impression of big pharmaIn a recent poll conducted by The Reputation Institute, one-third of respondents viewed the pharmaceutical industry’s reputation as excellent. Conversely, a third saw Big Pharma negatively.

Read this blog and any number of others, and most will come away with the impression that the pharmaceutical industry is a group that is more concerned with profits than public safety. Bonuses and sales numbers take precedence over ...

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