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Johnson and Johnson vigorously denied wrongdoing, arguing that its marketing claims had scientific support and that its painkillers, Duragesic and Nucynta, made up a tiny fraction of opioids prescribed in Oklahoma and adding that it will appeal the judgment.
In holding J&J liable after a seven-week, non-jury trial, Judge Thad Balkman of Cleveland County District Court in Norman, Oklahoma, said the state proved that J&J's misleading marketing and promotion of its Duragesic and Nucynta painkillers created a public nuisance.
The judgment disregards the Company's compliance with federal and state laws, the unique role its medicines play in the lives of the people who need them, its responsible marketing practices and that since launch, DURAGESIC, NUCYNTA and NUCYNTA ER have accounted for less than one percent of total opioid prescriptions in Oklahoma as well as the United States.
J&J is the first drugmaker to go to trial and the case is seen as a bellwether for thousands of possible criminal and civil suits over the seeming uncontrolled distribution of highly addictive painkillers like oxycodone and hydrocodone, and J&J's Nucynta and Duragesic, between 2000 and 2015.
J and J vigorously denied wrongdoing, arguing that its marketing claims had scientific support and that its painkillers, Duragesic and Nucynta, made up a tiny fraction of opioids prescribed in Oklahoma.
In holding Johnson & Johnson liable after a seven-week, non-jury trial, Judge Thad Balkman of Cleveland County District Court in Norman, Oklahoma, said the state proved that Johnson & Johnson's misleading marketing and promotion of its Duragesic and Nucynta painkillers created a public nuisance.
J&J denied wrongdoing, arguing that its marketing claims had scientific support and its painkillers, Duragesic and Nucynta, made up a tiny fraction of opioids prescribed in Oklahoma.
The company said it is "confident it has strong grounds to appeal this decision," adding that "the judgment disregards the company's compliance with federal and state laws, the unique role its medicines play in the lives of the people who need them, its responsible marketing practices and that since launch, Duragesic, Nucynta and Nucynta ER have accounted for less than one percent of total opioid prescriptions in Oklahoma as well as the United States." Michael Ullmann, executive VP, General Counsel, Johnson & Johnson, said, "Janssen did not cause the opioid crisis in Oklahoma, and neither the facts nor the law support this outcome.
The state of New Jersey has filed a five-count lawsuit against Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, for deceiving consumers about the dangers of two of its opioid products with high potential for abuse - Nucynta and Nucynta ER, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said Tuesday.The state of New Jersey has filed a five-count lawsuit against Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, for deceiving consumers about the dangers of two of its opioid products with high potential for abuse Nucynta and Nucynta ER, Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said Tuesday.
These civil actions also have kicked up a significant amount of defense work for Big Law firms: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius represents Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc., maker of Actiq and Fentora, and Cephalon Inc., now a unit of Teva based in Frazer, Pennsylvania; O'Melveny & Myers and Sidley Austin represent Johnson & Johnson's Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc., which makes Duragesic and Nucynta, in New Brunswick, New Jersey; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Wiggin and Dana represent OxyContin and Dilaudid maker Purdue Pharma Inc.
divestiture of Nucynta (tapentadol) and lower sales of Risperdal Consta (risperidone).
The company also accused Horizon of opportunistically timing its takeover proposal: In April, Depomed publicly announced that it would re-launch our recently acquired NUCYNTA franchise in June 2015.