Attorney General Ken Paxton applauded a ruling from the U.S District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, holding that a 1998 comprehensive settlement agreement with R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company and other tobacco companies stands and the agreed payments to the state for smoking-related healthcare costs must be enforced.
AG Paxton Announces $116.9 Million Multistate Settlement with Johnson & Johnson, Ethicon, Inc. for Deceptive Marketing of Surgical Mesh Medical Devices
Attorney General Ken Paxton today announced a $116.9 million multistate settlement with Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Ethicon, Inc. for deceptively marketing transvaginal surgical mesh devices.
“This settlement sets up strict requirements for servicing standards to help ensure that PHH can no longer improperly service mortgages,” Attorney General Paxton said. “Texas is dedicated to holding accountable any person or business that harms homeowners so egregiously.”
AG Paxton Announces $13.5 Million Settlement with Pharmaceutical Company in Deceptive Marketing Case
“It is alarming that a pharmaceutical company deceived Texans into potentially taking dangerous doses of medications that may not treat their underlying health conditions,” Attorney General Paxton said. “This settlement makes clear that we will hold pharmaceutical companies accountable for misleading claims made in advertising. Texans should be able to trust that ads for prescription medications are medically accurate.”