Fox Business host Stuart Varney slams pharmaceutical verdict: “You rape them for $8 billion”

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Citation From the October 9 edition of Fox Business' Varney & Co.

STUART VARNEY (HOST): Now, we're going to show you Johnson & Johnson again, because — okay, they're down, not that much. They were hit with a staggering $8 billion jury verdict over their anti-psychotic drug Risperdal. We'll have more on that in just a moment. But they were hit with a big claim right there. Stock's down. Joining us, market watcher today, Shah Gilani, Susan Li, and Ashley Webster.

STUART VARNEY: This Risperdal thing really gets to me, because they're only found guilty of not warning —

ASH WEBSTER (CORRESPONDENT): Not sufficiently warning doctors of the potential side effects.

STUART VARNEY: They say they did do it. So you take them to the cleaners, you rape them for $8 billion, because you didn’t warn them?

WEBSTER: But to Shah's point, that will be overturned.

VARNEY: I’m sorry. I’m sorry. I don’t get it.