Illinois Judge Rejects Sanctions for Destroyed Actos Documents

A judge in Illinois has rejected a plaintiff's request for sanctions against Takeda Pharmaceuticals America Inc. and its affiliates for the destruction of evidence related to its diabetes drug Actos and the allegations that it increases the risk of bladder cancer.

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