Wednesday, January 31, 2007

States Settle with Bayer for $8M

Washington sued Bayer Corp. in King County Superior Court for failing to warn prescribers and consumers of side effects from a cholesterol drug that has since been removed from the market. Washington was joined by 29 other states. Without admitting any wrongdoing, Bayer has now settled for $8 million. McKenna Announces $8 Million Settlement with Bayer Corporation, AG's press release, Jan. 25, 2007. The complaint and consent decree are here.

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