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Hepatitis C Damage Awards Against Teva, Baxter Continue to Pile Up

Teva Pharmaceuticals and Baxter International have been hit with a massive punitive damages award for a third time as a result of their role in causing a hepatitis C outbreak that occurred after two Las Vegas endoscopy clinics reused oversized vials of propofol sold by the drug makers. …

Partial Summary Judgment Granted in Baxter Heparin Lawsuit

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An Illinois judge has determined that the contaminated heparin imported into the United States by Baxter International, Inc. in late 2007 and early 2008 was “unreasonably dangerous,” granting partial summary judgment in a heparin lawsuit filed over injuries allegedly sustained by two people as a result of the blood thinner. …

FDA Issues Baxter Infusion Pump Recall Requirements

The FDA has laid out requirements for the recall of Colleague Volumetric Infusion pumps by Baxter Healthcare Corp., instructing the company on how to refund or provide replacements for about 200,000 potentially dangerous infusion pumps. …

Las Vegas Hepatitis Lawsuit Results in $500M Verdict

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In what is believed to be the largest punitive damages award in Nevada history, a jury last week ordered two pharmaceutical companies to pay $500 million to a plaintiff who contracted hepatitis C at a Las Vegas clinic that was found to be reusing medicine vials and dirty needles. …