Suites of the scandal of the Mediator. Friday, the 15th criminal chamber of the tribunal de grande instance of Nanterre (Hauts-de-Seine) has decided to open criminal proceedings for “aggravated tort of deceit” during a hearing technique, known as fixation.
The correctional court of Nanterre declared that it had jurisdiction to review a proceeding against Laboratoires Servier for “deception” in the case of the Mediator.
The hearing is scheduled for September, and the survey should be grouped in Paris. The head of the laboratory Jacques Servier, 88-year-old founder of the pharmaceutical group, is cited before the tribunal of Nanterre.
Justice, seizure of numerous complaints, has also ordered several medical examinations to determine the links between the Mediator and the health problems of patients.
Laboratoires Servier expressed a willingness Thursday to make a first allocation of 20 million euros to a fund for the compensation of specific victims of the Mediator, the funds in which they had announced at the end of January their intention to participate.