Jury says Johnson & Johnson must pay US$8 billion for drug that caused boys to grow breasts

//Jury says Johnson & Johnson must pay US$8 billion for drug that caused boys to grow breasts

Jury says Johnson & Johnson must pay US$8 billion for drug that caused boys to grow breasts

Johnson & Johnson must pay US$8 billion in punitive damages to a man who previously won US$680,000 over his claims that it failed to warn that young men using its antipsychotic drug Risperdal could grow breasts, a Philadelphia jury said.The Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas jury’s verdict in favour of Nicholas Murray came in the first case in which a Pennsylvania jury had been able to consider awarding punitive damages in one of thousands of Risperdal cases pending in the state.“This jury, as…

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