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Pfizer Settlement

Well Look Who's Caught Up In A Drug Company Scandal

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 07.04.2012 | Business

GlaxoSmithKline agreed to pay $3 billion this week in part to settle claims it paid doctors to illegally promote its drugs. Turns out, the company was...

Do Corporate Fines and Punitive Damage Awards Serve Their Purpose?

Judge H. Lee Sarokin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Judge H. Lee Sarokin

Pfizer agreed to pay $2.3 billion to settle fraud claims regarding its marketing practices -- the largest criminal fine of any kind ever. But it's the shareholders, and not the corporate officers, who will be punished.