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Pfizer Ordered To Pay $47.3M To Health Insurer In Neurontin RICO Trial

BOSTON — (Mealey’s) A Massachusetts federal jury on March 25 awarded $47.3 million to the Kaiser Foundation after finding that Pfizer Inc. engaged in racketeering and unfair competition through its off-label marketing of Neurontin ( In Re: Neurontin Marketing, Sales Practices, and Products...

Carella Byrne Files Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Wyeth

ROSELAND, N.J. - Carella, Byrne, Cecchi, Olstein, Brody & Agnello P.C. on June 29 announced that a securities class action lawsuit was filed on June 18 in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey on behalf of purchasers of Wyeth Inc. common stock between May 21, 2007, and July 29, 2008...

California High Court: Pharmacies That 'Passed On' Higher Costs Have UCL Injury

SAN FRANCISCO - (Mealey's) Pharmacies have standing to pursue unfair competition law (UCL) claims alleging that they paid higher prices because of price fixing by pharmaceutical companies, even though they passed the higher prices on to consumers, the California Supreme Court held July 12 ( James...

Alabama High Court Says Wyeth Can Be Liable For Injuries Caused By Generic Drug

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - (Mealey's) An 8-1 majority of the Alabama Supreme Court on Jan. 11 ruled that Wyeth can be held liable for failing to warn doctors about the risk of long-term use of Reglan if a patient was injured by metoclopramide, the generic version of the drug made by other manufacturers ...