OKLAHOMA CITY -- Johnson & Johnson attorneys say the company's appeal of Monday's $572.1 million opioid verdict likely will hinge in part …
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OKLAHOMA CITY — Johnson & Johnson's appeal of the $572.1 million verdict for its role in Oklahoma's opioid crisis will assert the trial judge wrongly applied the state's public nuisance law.
NORMAN, OKLA. -- A New Jersey-based pharmaceutical company caused an Oklahoma opioid crisis that led to thousands of deaths, and must pay $572…
NORMAN, OKLA. — A New Jersey-based pharmaceutical company caused an Oklahoma opioid crisis that led to thousands of deaths, and must pay $572.1 million to fix it, a Cleveland County, Oklahoma, district judge ruled Monday.
Bolstered by support from her fellow celebrities, international superstar Taylor Swift won a symbolic victory Aug. 14 when a federal jury in Denver found that she was assaulted and battered by former Denver DJ David Mueller when he groped her at a backstage photo opportunity before a concert in June 2013. Now, Swift is using the massive publicity surrounding the trial to speak out on behalf of other victims of sexual assault, and plans to put her money where her mouth is.
Michelle Carter, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for urging her boyfriend through calls and text messages to commit suicide, was sentenced Thursday to 15 months behind bars, but will not serve time during her appeal.
Big Tobacco is the poster child for how an industry can confuse the experts and the public on the dangers of its product. It delayed any smoking restrictions for decades by employing the subterfuge of demanding “perfect knowledge” for proof of harm. This would mean complete and quantitative definitions of all aspects of human exposure, disease outcomes, biomolecular mechanisms of how smoking can cause cancer and effects of smoking on cancer in rats and mice.