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Drug firms told to pay $162 million in hepatitis C case

Drug firms told to pay $162 million in hepatitis C case

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Monday, Oct. 10, 2011 | 4:21 p.m.

A jury on Monday ordered pharmaceutical companies to pay $162.5 million in punitive damages in a lawsuit that accused them of negligently distributing large vials of an anesthetic to Las Vegas clinics at the center of a 2008 hepatitis C outbreak.

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