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Statement - Zantac (ranitidine) litigation
GSK plc (LSE/NYSE: GSK) today confirmed it has reached a confidential settlement with James Goetz, and the case he filed in California state court, set to begin trial on July 24, 2023, will be dismissed. The settlement reflects the Company’s desire to avoid distraction related to protracted litigation in this case. GSK does not admit any liability in this settlement 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, GSK’s Q1 Results for 2023 and any impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.