The Coalition Against Bayer pharmaceuticals (CBG) announces that Bayer and Baxter settled a mulit-million dollar compensation suit with hemophiliacs in 22 countries who were victims, infected with HIV or hepatitis C having been infused with tainted blood plasma products in the 1980s. . . . Continue reading →
From 1991-2000 qui tam law suits accounted for only 9% of settlements with the government. But from 2001-2010, qui tam settlements comprised 67% of the billions in payouts Continue reading →
There is no evidence to indicate that children have been the beneficiaries of the Pediatric Exclusivity Provision of FDAMA (enacted in 1998): there is evidence that pharmaceutical companies have increased their profits from the legislation by at least $14 billion.
"The study started out with 20 subjects…For about a week there were 14 subjects. Then they started dropping…Now, we’re down to 7."
GSK Executives: "frankly, the last thing we want to do is get into a public debate about whose analysis is right." Continue reading →
In December, 2009, Bloomberg News published an investigative report by David Evans reported, "Big Pharma’s Crime Spree" documenting major court settlements: "Pfizer, Eli Lilly & Co., Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and four other drug companies have paid a total of $7 billion . . . Continue reading →
Rather than having a deterrent effect, the number of Big Pharma high profile criminal settlements is increasing and the settlements are getting bigger. Continue reading →
America’s profit-driven medical paradigm overdiagnoses illness and garners profits from unnecessary treatment. Continue reading →
Merck is reported to have created a fake "peer-reviewed" journal to present favorable data that made its potentially fatal drugs–Fosamax and Vioxx–look good. Continue reading →
"Radical restructuring, not merger mania, is the need of our time." Dr. William Haseltine Continue reading →
"The corporate death penalty may be appropriate in cases involving recidivist violators, corporations that are deemed to be incapable of reform (i.e. inherently criminogenic)…" Continue reading →
The unsealed documents reveal that AstraZeneca “buried” unfavorable studies that showed Seroquel posed a serious risk for diabetes. Continue reading →