The indictment filed in U.S. District Court in Delaware with three criminal counts related to gun possession. Brought by a U.S. Special Counsel, the indictment comes after a deal for Hunter Biden, 53, to plead guilty to two misdemeanor tax charges and enroll in a program to avoid prosecution on a gun-related charge collapsed in a surprise turn in a July hearing.
A new lawsuit accuses Johnson & Johnson and Procter & Gamble of deceiving consumers about decongestant cold medicines containing an ingredient that a unanimous FDA advisory panel this week declared ineffective. Read the complaint.
The plaintiff, Steve Audelo, said he bought J&J’s Sudafed PE and Benadryl Allergy Plus Congestion, and Procter & Gamble’s Vicks NyQuil, based on the companies’ “false and deceptive” claims that the products worked. He is seeking at least $5 million in damages for people who bought the products in the U.S. in the last five years. The FDA panel reviewedseveral studies before concluding that phenylephrine was essentially no better than a placebo. Read more about the lawsuit.