The drugs giant Johnson & Johnson (J&J) has been ordered by a US judge to pay $1.1bn (£690m) for downplaying the risks involved in taking its anti-psychotic drug Risperdal (Risperidone). This is only the latest of fines the company has incurred recently across different American states.
Johnson & Johnson fined $1.1bn in latest Risperdal case. London: BBC Health News, April 11th 2012.
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