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Johnson & Johnson to pay $586,408 settlement to Louisiana for selling defective medicines

John Severance Jul. 6, 2017, 11:38am

The crux of the settlement resolves allegations that Johnson & Johnson sold medicines that did not meet federal quality requirements.

Johnson & Johnson, Bayer win second trial over Xarelto bleeding risks

Glenn Minnis Jun. 14, 2017, 7:41am

&&&A federal jury in New Orleans has cleared Johnson & Johnson and Bayer AG in the second of at least 18,600 suits filed against the pharmaceutical giants stemming from the manufacturing of the blood-thinning drug Xarelto.

Johnson & Johnson, Bayer prevail in first of 18,000 Xarelto trials

Glenn Minnis May 17, 2017, 7:51pm

After emerging victorious in the first of more than 18,000 suits filed against them, Xarelto maker Johnson & Johnson and Bayer Pharmaceuticals are vowing to remain as vigilant as ever in defending their reputations.

Xarelto makers win first case, prepare to defend others

Mike Helenthal May 8, 2017, 5:58pm

The companies defending a lawsuit filed against them for safety concerns over blood-thinning drug Xarelto say their first win in a string of bellwether court cases bolsters their claims the drug is safe and contains proper patient warnings.

Johnson & Johnson ovarian cancer claims called into question

Trisha Marczak Nov. 20, 2016, 8:06pm

NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana woman has filed suit against Johnson & Johnson, claiming the company’s baby powder caused her ovarian cancer.

Consumer claims Johnson & Johnson, Bayer alleged misled patients about the safety of Xarelto

The Louisiana Record Oct. 11, 2016, 11:22pm

NEW ORLEANS — A consumer has filed suit against several defendants for alleged breach of express and implied warranties, fraudulent misrepresentation and concealment, fraud and deceit.

Class actions brewing in state over Johnson & Johnson baby powder and cancer

Andrew Burger Jun. 23, 2016, 7:57pm

NEW ORLEANS – A local attorney and legal watchdog organization both expect to see class-action lawsuits filed in the state over allegations that Johnson & Johnson's Baby Powder and Shower to Shower products cause ovarian cancer.