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Okla. health official takes stand in opioid trial, says she doesn't remember the year J&J's unbranded marketing began

By John Sammon | Jun 26, 2019

NORMAN, Okla. (Legal Newsline) – Oklahoma's top health officer told a courtroom on Tuesday that Johnson & Johnson preyed on the state’s citizens to sell opioid prescription drugs for profit, while attorneys for the company challenged the timeline in her head.


Former Evansville Firebirds team president alleges he was never paid

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 25, 2019

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (Legal Newsline) – A South Carolina man alleges a proposed professional football league failed to pay him for his role as team president of an Indiana team.


J&J wonders why it should foot bill for addicts who never used its opioids

By John Sammon | Jun 25, 2019

NORMAN, Okla. (Legal Newsline) – The attorney for Johnson & Johnson and its drug subsidiary Janssen Pharmaceuticals on Monday attempted to convince an Oklahoma judge that making the companies pay for a drug crisis, including addicts who never used their products or who used illegal drugs, is unfair.


At Okla. opioid trial, mental health officer walks court through the proposed massive abatement plan

By John Sammon | Jun 24, 2019

Add Teaser hereNORMAN, Okla. (Legal Newsline) – An idea of the staggering cost of abating Oklahoma’s opioid drug epidemic was realized on Friday as a state health officer walked officials through a 65-page list of services she said were needed, some projected to cost in the billions.

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Snackers allege White Kit-Kats do not contain white chocolate

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 24, 2019

BROOKLYN, N.Y. (Legal Newsline) – The maker of Kit-Kats is alleged to have misrepresented the ingredients in the "white" version of the candy.

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Peloton rider files lawsuit against company over removal of workouts involved in copyright dispute

By Carrie Bradon | Jun 24, 2019

LOS ANGELES (Legal Newsline) – Exercise equipment maker Peloton is facing a class action lawsuit over allegations the removal of workouts involved in a copyright infringement suit has diminished a consumer's experience with the equipment.

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