Pennsylvania State Court Jury Awards $500,000 In Risperdal Gynecomastia Trial

(December 17, 2015, 10:58 AM EST) -- PHILADELPHIA — After a three-week hiatus for the production of newly discovered defense data about the safety of Risperdal and three more days of testimony, a Pennsylvania state court jury on Dec. 11 found that Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. and parent company Johnson & Johnson failed to warn a physician about the risk of gynecomastia to a 12-year-old boy and awarded the plaintiff compensatory damages of $500,000 (Timothy Stange v. Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., et al., No. 130401984, Pa. Comm. Pls., Philadelphia Co.).

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