Litigation

California Claims Drug Giant Bribed Doctors To Prescribe

LOS ANGELES - (AP) California has joined a whistleblower lawsuit that claims Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. bribed doctors to prescribe its drugs, costing insurers perhaps millions of dollars in the largest alleged health care fraud case ever handled by the state, Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones announced Friday. The suit claims company salespeople. . . . Full version available to lexis.com subscribers.