Posts Tagged 'gynecomastia'

Multi-billion Dollar Risperdal Verdict Reduced to Less than $7 Million

Risperdal is an antipsychotic known to cause gynecomastia breast growth in menAfter having his $1.75 million compensatory Risperdal verdict reduced to just $680,000, plaintiff Nicholas Murray thought that was the end of his legal battle against the company whose misconduct, he claimed, had caused him to form female breast tissue. That was when a Pennsylvania Superior Court judge cleared the way for punitive damages to be sought in the matter. Evidence emerged in the case ...

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Johnson & Johnson Loses $70 Million Risperdal Appeal

J&J loses Risperdal appealA Tennessee man’s $70 million Risperdal award will stand, and the case could be eligible for punitive damages as well. This was the verdict handed down by a Pennsylvania appeals court after Johnson & Johnson appealed the initial jury award and attempted to have the verdict reversed.

The loss of the appeal alone would be bad enough news for Johnson & Johnson and its Janssen Pharmaceuticals unit. However, with ink ...

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J&J Facing $8 Billion Jury Award in Risperdal Decision

jury awards 8 billion dollars in rispersal gynecomastia verdictWhen Nicholas Murray was awarded $1.75 million in compensatory damages over claims that Johnson & Johnson’s anti-psychotic medication Risperdal caused him to develop breast tissue, he had every reason to believe that his ordeal had finally begun to come to an end. Having been diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder, Murray’s psychiatrist put him on the medication off-label, which is to say that his doctor ...

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PA Supreme Court May Renew Risperdal Lawsuits Facing Statute of Limitations Challenges

PA Supreme Court may renew risperdal lawsuits facing statute of limitations challengesFrom the moment you sustain an injury or are harmed by a drug, corporation, or other entity, a clock starts ticking. Like a shot clock in a basketball game, this clock limits the amount of time you have to act on your injury before the law says you can no longer take action. This time period is called the statute of limitations, and it differs ...

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Philly Sports Legend Takes on Gynecomastia

Medical conditions, no matter the type, are hard enough to deal with just by their very presence. The constant struggle to control and, at times, defeat a condition can take a mental toll. The emotional strain and stress that surround illnesses and treatments can be overwhelming. When the condition manifests itself physically however, the judgement of others and dissatisfaction with the view in the mirror can add an extra burden.

Such is the case with gynecomastia. Gynecomastia is a condition where ...

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Former FDA Commissioner May Testify Against Johnson & Johnson in Risperdal Lawsuit

Ongoing litigation against the pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) involves the allegations of improper and deceitful marketing of their antipsychotic drug, Risperdal. A Risperdal lawsuit being heard in the Philadelphia Common Pleas Court may take an interesting turn with the involvement of a former commissioner from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). A recent article from Philly.com discusses the possibility that the former FDA commissioner will be called to testify against Johnson & Johnson ...

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