This lawsuit is for anyone who acquired securities in Reata Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: RETA) from November 14, 2016 through December 8, 2021.
The lawsuit alleges that the Company and certain of its executives violated federal law. Specifically, the lawsuit alleges that, throughout the time period mentioned above, the Company misled investors regarding its financial condition. More specifically, the lawsuit alleges that the Company misled investors by telling investors that the FDA approved of its plan for submission of a NDA for the drug, bardoxolone methyl, when the FDA gave no such approval.
On December 6, 2021, the FDA released a briefing document regarding Reata’s chronic kidney disease drug candidate, bardoxolone methyl. Therein, the FDA stated that the data submitted by Reata did not "demonstrate that bardoxolone is effective in slowing the loss of kidney function in patients with [Alport syndrome].". On this news, the price of the Company's stock dropped precipitously on unusually heavy trading volume. Then, on December 8, 2021, the FDA’s Advisory Committee unanimously decided that bardoxolone was not effective. On this news, the price of the Company's stock again dropped precipitously on unusually heavy trading volume
The Law Offices of Howard G. Smith seeks to recover damages on behalf of class members. If you acquired securities in Reata Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: RETA) from November 14, 2016 through December 8, 2021 you may join the lawsuit by submitting your information online, or you may call the Law Offices of Howard G. Smith and speak to Mr. Smith directly to learn how he can protect your rights.
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1. I have reviewed the Complaint and authorized its filing.
2. Plaintiff did not purchase the security that is the subject of this
action, at the direction of plaintiff's counsel or in order to
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3. I am willing to serve as a representative party on behalf of a class
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4. My transactions in the securities, which are the subject of this
action, during the Class Period set forth in the Complaint are as
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under the federal security laws during the last three years, except
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6. I will not accept any payment for serving as a representative party,
except to receive my pro rata share of any recovery or as ordered
or approved by the court including the award to a representative
plaintiff of reasonable costs and expenses (including lost wages)
directly relating to the representation of the class.
agreement and retain the Law Offices of Howard G. Smith and its associates to proceed on Plaintiff's behalf, on a contingent fee basis. If I am executing this agreement on behalf of an institution, I further certify that I am authorized to execute this agreement on behalf of the institution.