October 4, 2018 / 8:46 PM / a month ago

Louisiana wins revival of lawsuit against Takeda over Actos cancer risks

A Louisiana appellate court has revived a lawsuit by the state’s attorney general accusing Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd of engaging in a fraudulent campaign to mislead the state about the risks of cancer associated with its diabetes drug Actos.

The 1st Circuit Court of Appeal in Baton Rouge ruled on Wednesday that a lower-court judge’s ruling dismissing the case was contrary to an earlier appellate ruling by the court holding that the state had sufficiently alleged Takeda engaged in fraud.

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