Actos Defense Counsel Says There’s Enough Evidence To Disprove Cancer Claims

(August 31, 2015, 12:53 PM EDT) -- LAS VEGAS — After a Nevada state court judge opened the trial by telling the jury that the defendant destroyed evidence, a lawyer for Takeda Pharmaceuticals America Inc. on Aug. 28 told a jury that there’s plenty of evidence to show that the diabetes drug Actos does not cause bladder cancer and that it did not cause the bladder cancer in the two plaintiffs (George Decou v. Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc., No. A-13-683446-C, Nev. Dist., Clark Co.).

Lori G. Cohen of Greenberg Traurig in Atlanta told...
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