Takeda must pay damages for destroying Actos files

  • A jury ordered Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. to pay $150,000 over its destruction of documents about its Actos diabetes medicine after finding the missing files blocked a man from proving his claims that the drug caused his cancer, a lawyer said.

    A jury ordered Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. to pay $150,000 over its destruction of documents about its Actos diabetes medicine after finding the missing files blocked a man from proving his claims that the drug caused his cancer, a lawyer said.

 
Bloomberg News
Updated 11/18/2014 12:28 PM

A jury ordered Takeda Pharmaceutical Co. to pay $150,000 over its destruction of documents about its Actos diabetes medicine after finding the missing files blocked a man from proving his claims that the drug caused his cancer, a lawyer said. The company's U.S. headquarters are in Deerfield.

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