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Statement: Zantac (ranitidine) litigation
GSK plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) today confirmed it has reached a confidential settlement in the Cantlay/Harper case filed in California state court. The case, which was set to begin trial on 13 November 2023, will be dismissed. The company has also settled the three remaining breast cancer bellwether cases in California. GSK will be dismissed from these cases, removing all related pre-trial hearings for the company.
The settlements reflect the Company’s desire to avoid the distraction related to protracted litigation. GSK does not admit any liability in the settlements and will continue to vigorously defend itself based on the facts and the science in all other Zantac cases.
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Cautionary statement regarding forward-looking statements
GSK cautions investors that any forward-looking statements or projections made by GSK, including those made in this announcement, are subject to risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those projected. Such factors include, but are not limited to, those described under Item 3.D 'Risk factors” in the company's Annual Report on Form 20-F for 2022, and Q2 Results for 2023 and any impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.