Author: The Lanier Law Firm

Whistleblower Lawsuit: Tamiflu Maker Won $1.4B Contract after Deceiving the CDC about Drug’s Pandemic Effectiveness

New legal filing reveals extent of deception by Tamiflu maker Hoffmann-La Roche

BALTIMORE – Drug company Hoffmann-La Roche (OTCMKTS – RHHBY) falsified scientific conclusions and mounted a high-powered marketing and lobbying campaign to deceive the government about the effectiveness of Tamiflu (oseltamivir) for fighting a flu pandemic, according to new filings in a federal False Claims Act lawsuit. The case seeks to recover more than $1.4 billion of taxpayer dollars that the federal government wrongly spent to add Tamiflu to the Strategic National Stockpile. Continue reading “Whistleblower Lawsuit: Tamiflu Maker Won $1.4B Contract after Deceiving the CDC about Drug’s Pandemic Effectiveness”

Missouri Appellate Court Finds “Reprehensible” Conduct By J&J in $2.1 Billion Verdict

 2018 jury award reduced due to jurisdictional issues

ST. LOUIS — A Missouri appellate court has unanimously upheld a St. Louis jury’s determination that Johnson & Johnson engaged in “reprehensible conduct” by manufacturing and selling asbestos-containing talcum powder products over the course of many decades. Continue reading “Missouri Appellate Court Finds “Reprehensible” Conduct By J&J in $2.1 Billion Verdict”

The Lanier Law Firm’s Kevin Parker Continues Series of Appellate Wins

 

Texas Supreme Court scratches legal immunity claims of  state lottery contractor 

 

AUSTIN – On Friday, the Texas Supreme Court published a milestone opinion denying sovereign immunity protection claims of GTECH, a contractor that produced and printed scratch-off tickets for the Texas Lottery Commission.  

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