Can we trust Pfizer?
Many pharmaceutical companies have been fined for misleading the consumers and for selling substances that have been proven to be dangerous.
Pfizer has also been taken to court for felony.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Justice Department Announces Largest Health Care Fraud Settlement in Its History
Pfizer to Pay $2.3 Billion for Fraudulent Marketing
WASHINGTON - American pharmaceutical giant Pfizer Inc. and its subsidiary Pharmacia & Upjohn Company Inc. (hereinafter together "Pfizer") have agreed to pay $2.3 billion, the largest health care fraud settlement in the history of the Department of Justice, to resolve criminal and civil liability arising from the illegal promotion of certain pharmaceutical products, the Justice Department announced today.