Toyota Settles High-Profile Sudden Acceleration Case

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Toyota Motor Corporation has settled what is considered to be the most high-profile of all the sudden acceleration cases pending against it in state and federal courts across the country.  The settled case involved the August 2009 deaths of  California Highway Patrol officer Mark Saylor, his wife, daughter and brother-in-law.  Saylor’s 911 call recorded the dramatic and tragic events that …

AstraZeneca Settles Seroquel Claims For $520 Million

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According to the New York Times,  AstraZeneca  has agreed to settle two federal investigations and two whistle-blower lawsuits for a total of $ 520 million over the sale and marketing of its psychiatric drug Seroquel.  The names of the whistle-blowers and other details regarding the investigations remain under seal in federal court. Due to aggressive marketing by AstraZeneca, Seroquel had been …