Justices void Risperdal fine of $1.2 billion

Johnson & Johnson shakes state’s Medicaid-fraud case

Posted: March 21, 2014 at 3:45 a.m.

The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday threw out a $1.2 billion fine against Johnson & Johnson and a subsidiary, ruling that the claims against the company by the state were not covered under its Medicaid-fraud statute.

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