Drug companies charges for mismanagement

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US Drug Companies To Pay Billions In Historical Opioids Settlement

A group of 15 US state attorneys general negotiated a settlement deal from large drug companies for $26 billion for allegedly distributing addictive drugs and opioids. The deal became the second-largest cash settlement ever, after the $246 billion tobacco agreement in 1998. Under the deal, the three largest US drug distributors, McKesson Corp, Cardinal Health Inc, and AmerisourceBergen Corp would pay a combined $21bn, while Johnson &… read-more

Thu, 22 Jul 2021 - 09:24 PM / by Prateek Chakradhar

Tags: United States, Johnson & Johnson, Drugs, Attorney General, corporate, health care, Medical Supplies

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Google Sued For 'Monopolizing' Play Store, Anti-Competitive Behaviour

The search giant Google has been sued for its engagement in anti-competitive behavior and "monopolizing" the Play Store. Reportedly, attorney generals of 36 states and one district have issued a new suit against Google for violating antitrust laws. Google allegedly demoralizes the Android users from using other apps terming them as malware. "We are filing this lawsuit to end Google’s illegal monopoly power," said Letitia James, New York… read-more

Sun, 11 Jul 2021 - 09:55 PM / by Balaji L

Tags: Google Playstore, lawsuit, Google, Attorney General

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Brazil Temporarily Suspends Covaxin's Orders From Bharat Biotech

The Brazilian government temporarily suspended the contract of 20 million Covaxin doses to be supplied by Bharat Biotech on June 30. "As of 29th June 2021, Bharat Biotech has not received any advance payments nor supplied any vaccines to MOH Brazil,” said the company. The contract landed under controversy after the Brazilian Attorney General reportedly initiated a probe into the deal, the suspension is said… read-more

Thu, 01 Jul 2021 - 09:10 AM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Covaxin, Brazilian President, Attorney General, Bharat biotech

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New York Attorney General Slams Trump, Says President Never Choose Voters

Taking on Trump’s move to challenge the vote counting in the Supreme Court, New York Attorney General Letitia James denounced the former's doubt over integrity of elections. James said, In USA, the people chose their president and it was not other way round. Assuring citizens, she added the electoral process was administered in a fair and secure way. Earlier, Trump claimed that he was winning if "legal votes" were counted.

Fri, 06 Nov 2020 - 10:57 AM / by Nitesh Kumar Singh

Tags: Letitia James, New York, Attorney General, US Presidential Election, Donald Trump, Joe BIden, Presidential Election 2020

Courtesy: Tribune India