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Judge Fines Pradaxa Drugmaker $1M over Missing Files

German pharmaceutical company Boehringer Ingelheim has been fined $931,000 in federal court for withholding or failing to preserve documents sought by plaintiffs in hundreds of Pradaxa lawsuits. According to court documents, Boehringer failed to preserve or produce files belonging to a high-level scientist, sales representatives, consultants and others. The drugmaker also failed to provide...

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FDA Shuts Down Ohio Drug Company

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that a federal judge has approved a consent decree of permanent injunction against Shamrock Medical Solutions Group of Lewis Center, Ohio for manufacturing and labeling violations. The company repackages and distributes drug products to hospitals across the country. A consent decree is a legal agreement between...

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China Charges Drug Company with Bribery

Pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline has been accused of bribing government officials and doctors to boost its drug sales in China. According to Chinese officials, the British drugmaker was involved in a conspiracy involving hundreds of millions of dollars that has spanned several years. Chinese authorities claim that senior Glaxo executives used travel agencies to launder...

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