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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

BBC Case Fuels Debate On Changing The Face Of TV
Posted on 14 Feb 2011 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

LONDON - (AP) One colleague offered her hair dye. Another told her "it's time for botox." A third said her wrinkles could be a problem in this new era of high-definition TV. Veteran TV presenter Miriam O'Reilly was eventually taken off... Read More

Oklahoma Jury Finds Botox Maker Negligent, Awards $15M
Posted on 12 May 2010 by LexisNexis Litigation Resource Community Staff

OKLAHOMA CITY – (AP) A jury in Oklahoma County has found the maker of Botox negligent and awarded $15 million to a doctor who says she suffered botulism after using the anti-wrinkle drug. The jury found Allergan Inc. negligent on Tuesday because... Read More