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Risperdal Patient "Never asked for Gynecomastia or Weight Gain"

Risperdal Patient "Never asked for Gynecomastia or Weight Gain" February 9, 2018. By Jane Mundy.
Albuquerque NM:When Daniel was 17 years old, life was good. He was the star of his high school baseball team, he was in top form. But within a few years his life went sideways and Daniel wound up in the psych ward, "forced" to take Risperdal.
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Game Changer Ruling for Risperdal Plaintiffs in Pennsylvania

Game Changer Ruling for Risperdal Plaintiffs in Pennsylvania January 12, 2018. By Brenda Craig.
Philadelphia, PA: A ruling by three appeal court judges in Pennsylvania has turned the tables on Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and Janssen saying that some 5,500 Risperdal plaintiffs with cases consolidated in a state mass tort litigation have the right to pursue punitive damages.
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Victory for Risperdal Plaintiffs

Victory for Risperdal Plaintiffs December 18, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
St Louis, MO: November was a good month for Risperdal gynecomastia plaintiffs, involving a multi-plaintiff case before a federal judge in St. Louis. And the only verdict that favored Johnson & Johnson in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas has been reversed.
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Risperdal Defense Verdict Overturned Due to “Erroneous Evidentiary Rulings”

Risperdal Defense Verdict Overturned Due to “Erroneous Evidentiary Rulings” November 27, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Philadelphia, PA: There are further details available as to the reversal, earlier this month of a Risperidal side effects defense verdict originally delivered in a Risperdal case from 2015. The finding for the defense also served to deny the plaintiff of any chance for a new trial. Thanks to the findings of a judiciary panel of the Superior Court of Pennsylvania on November 13, not only is the original defense verdict vacated, but the plaintiff will get a new trial after all.
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New Risperdal Trial Ordered

New Risperdal Trial Ordered November 15, 2017. By Lucy Campbell.
Philadelphia, PA: The makers of Risperdal, Janssen Pharmaceuticals and its parent company Johnson & Johnson (J&J) must face a retrial of a lawsuit alleging their anti-psychotic drug Risperdal caused the plaintiff, a young man referred to as WC, to grow female-like breasts.
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Gynecomastia Risperdal Plaintiff Wins First Lawsuit Outside Philadelphia Court

Gynecomastia Risperdal Plaintiff Wins First Lawsuit Outside Philadelphia Court October 27, 2017. By Jane Mundy.
Syracuse, NY: A federal jury at the beginning of October found that Johnson & Johnson and Janssen, the Risperdal manufacturer, failed to warn about gynecomastia to doctors and patients and awarded a young man $1million.
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New York State Risperdal Plaintiff Awarded $1 Million

New York State Risperdal Plaintiff Awarded $1 Million October 11, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Syracuse, NY: One of the few Risperdal lawsuits to be tried outside Philadelphia has resulted in a win for the plaintiff, a resident of Troy in New York State who was awarded $1 million in compensation. A jury in US District Court, Northern District of New York delivered their verdict in the trial on September 27, awarding 24-year-old Shaquil Byrd $500,000 for past and/or present pain and suffering, as well as an additional $500,000 for future pain and suffering.
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Risperdal Judge Explains Reasons for Denying Janssen a New Trial

Risperdal Judge Explains Reasons for Denying Janssen a New Trial September 17, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Philadelphia, PA: As the manufacturer of Risperdal (risperidone) continues their attempts to have a recent plaintiff verdict overturned, the Pennsylvania state judge assigned to the case explained last month why he denied a request by Johnson & Johnson subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. for a new trial in the Risperdal side effects lawsuit.
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Risperdal Plaintiff Green Lighted to Pursue Risperdal Lawsuit in New York

Risperdal Plaintiff Green Lighted to Pursue Risperdal Lawsuit in New York September 11, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
New York, NY: The plaintiff in a Risperdal lawsuit who faced a petition for summary judgement on the part of the manufacturer, won the right to pursue the majority of his claims following a ruling by a New York judge that testimony by an expert witness is admissible, and may stand.
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Philadelphia Judge Refuses to Overturn $2.5 Million Risperdal Plaintiff Verdict

Philadelphia Judge Refuses to Overturn $2.5 Million Risperdal Plaintiff Verdict August 23, 2017. By Gordon Gibb.
Philadelphia, PA: If there was ever any doubt that Risperdal gynecomastia was a compelling issue that too few knew about, that myth was dispelled when a Risperdal lawsuit landed squarely onto the pages of People Magazine in February, 2015.
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