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Jury Awards $1.8 Million To Plaintiff In First Levaquin MDL Bellwether Trial

MINNEAPOLIS - (Mealey's) A Minnesota federal jury on Dec. 8 awarded a plaintiff in the first Levaquin multidistrict litigation bellwether trial a total of $1,815,000 in compensatory and punitive damages after finding that manufacturer Ortho-McNeil-Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. failed to warn him that...

Lawsuit Seeks To Curb Animal Feed Antibiotic Use

NEW YORK - (AP) A "growing and dangerous" trend of antibiotic resistance among humans that has been traced in part to the overuse of antibiotics in animal feed led several health and consumer organizations to sue the U.S. government Wednesday, demanding action, the groups said. The lawsuit...