Tuesday, April 8, 2014

You Know All Those Damn Drug Commercials You See All The Time?

The ones with so many side effects that you would just as soon suffer with whatever it is you had in the first place?

Yeah, about those....


Actos Verdict: Jury Orders Takeda, Eli Lilly To Pay $9 Billion In Damages




April 8 (Reuters) - A U.S. jury ordered Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd to pay $6 billion in punitive damages and Eli Lilly and Co to pay $3 billion in a case claiming that cancer risks to the diabetes drug Actos were concealed, the plaintiffs' lawyer said.

The lawyer, Mark Lanier, said there was "stunned silence" in the packed courtroom following the announcement of the damages.

The jury in Lafayette, Louisiana also order the payment of $1.475 million in compensatory damages in the suit.


Remember, "Corporations are people too.".

Not one motherfucker went to jail over this.

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