Latest Stephen Sheller Stories

2014-04-16 23:02:56

Pharmaceutical Company Agrees to Pay U.S. and State Governments to Settle Off-Label Marketing and False Claims Act Allegations Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) April 16, 2014 The whistleblower attorney team of Sheller P.C. announced today that Astellas Pharma U.S., Inc. has agreed to pay $7.3 million to resolve allegations by the Sheller whistleblower client that Astellas violated the False Claims Act by submitting fraudulent claims to government healthcare programs while marketing off-label...

2011-01-01 00:14:37

"This could be the largest fraud perpetrated on consumers in the United States" once an amount for restitution and punitive damages are determined says attorney Stephen Sheller. The lawsuit alleges Philip Morris misled smokers by marketing "low tar" Marlboro Lights as healthier cigarettes to persuade smokers not to quit. Philadelphia, PA (Vocus/PRWEB) December 31, 2010 If Stephen Sheller gets his way, "Big Tobacco" could get stung again with huge damages for misleading consumers. Sheller...

2010-01-17 04:30:00

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In the last decade, the number of consumers taking antidepressants has more than doubled, with a staggering 4000% increase in the diagnosis of bipolar disorder in children in that time. Doctors wrote 164 million prescriptions for antidepressants in 2008. Pharmaceutical companies spend billions of dollars on direct to consumer pharmaceutical advertising psychiatric drugs. Is there a connection? And when a patient experiences harm from a drug, does...

2009-01-15 09:53:00

Philadelphia Attorney Stephen Sheller's Whistleblower Clients Help Government Recover $1.4 Billion Record Settlement and Criminal Fine in Eli Lilly & Company Zyprexa(R) Marketing Case Lead Attorney Filed Complaint in 2003 Representing Six Whistleblowers PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pharmaceutical giant Eli Lilly & Company ("Lilly") will pay federal and state governments more than $1.4 billion to remedy a wide-ranging, off-label marketing scheme for its...

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