Feds Seeking $1B From Johnson & Johnson Over Risperdal Marketing

Published: May 13, 2011

Federal prosecutors are seeking roughly $1 billion to resolve a long-running probe into Johnson & Johnson's marketing of the antipsychotic drug Risperdal, according to people familiar with the matter. A settlement of around $1 billion would be among the largest in a string of settlements related to off-label marketing of drugs in recent years, and would likely have a material impact on J&J's quarterly financial results.

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