Actos Punitives Verdict Remains ‘Really, Really High’

A federal judge reduced a $9 billion jury verdict in the first federal trial over diabetes drug Actos by 99 percent, but what’s left still would rank among the largest punitive damages awards on record when compared to compensatory damages in the case.

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  • Actos Punitives Verdict Remains ‘Really, Really High’

    By Amanda Bronstad

    A federal judge reduced a $9 billion jury verdict in the first federal trial over diabetes drug Actos by 99 percent, but what’s left still would rank among the largest punitive damages awards on record when compared to compensatory damages in the case.

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