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Allergan To Pay $600M For Off-Label Marketing Of Botox
Posted on 1 Sep 2010 by Tom Moylan

IRVINE, Calif. (Mealey's) - Allergan Inc. said Sept. 1 that it will plead guilty to a federal misdemeanor charge related to off-label marketing of Botox and will pay a total of $600 million to the federal government in criminal and civil penalties... Read More

More Than $212 Million Awarded In Botox Brain Injury Case
Posted on 29 Apr 2011 by Tom Moylan

RICHMOND, Va. - (Mealey's) A Virginia federal jury on April 28 found that Allergan Inc. negligently failed to warn that Botox could cause brain injury and awarded a 67-year-old man more than $212 million in compensatory damages, prejudgment interest... Read More

California Jury: Botox Maker Not Responsible For Death
Posted on 8 Mar 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

SANTA ANA, Calif. – (AP) A jury determined Tuesday that Botox-maker Allergan was not responsible for the death of a 7-year-old girl with cerebral palsy who died after receiving Botox injections. Kristen Spears of Amarillo, Texas, died of respiratory... Read More

FDA Sees Possible Cancer Risk With Breast Implants
Posted on 1 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (AP) Federal health officials said Wednesday they are investigating a possible link between breast implants and a very rare form of cancer, raising new questions about the safety of devices which have been scrutinized for decades. The... Read More