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Risperdal Lawsuit News: Johnson & Johnson To Pay Over $2.2 Billion In Risperdal and Invega Settlement Draws Comment From Wright & Schulte LLC
Date:11/5/2013

hnson had settled several bellwether cases set for trial in the Risperdal litigation. These Risperdal settlements were reached following the loss of Johnson & Johnson’s bid to prevent former FDA Commissioner David A. Kessler, M.D. from testifying as a witness for plaintiffs in these Risperdal lawsuits. According to the Inquirer, Kessler authored a report in which he asserted Johnson & Johnson had promoted Risperdal for non-approved uses in violation of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act.
[philly.com/philly/blogs/phillypharma/Ex-FDA-chief-David-Kessler-says-JJ-broke-the-law-in-promoting-Risperdal.html, Philadelphia Inquirer, October 4, 2012)]

Wright & Schulte has learned that, according to court documents, at least 230 Risperdal lawsuits are now pending in a Mass Tort proceeding underway in Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas in Pennsylvania. Many of the Risperdal lawsuits filed in the proceeding allege that Risperdal can increase hormone levels in boys and young men, leading to breast development. The complaints also accuse Johnson & Johnson of concealing the risk of male breast growth from patients and the medical community. (In Re: Risperdal Litigation, Case ID. 100300296)

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