March 21, 2019 / 12:16 PM / 6 months ago

Ex-Aegerion execs, employees seek to escape drug marketing case

Nine former executives and employees at Aegerion Pharmaceuticals Inc urged a federal judge on Wednesday to dismiss a whistleblower lawsuit claiming they marketed the cholesterol drug Juxtapid for off-label purposes.

Lawyers for ex-Aegerion Chief Executive Marc Beer and his co-defendants argued in Boston federal court that the lawsuit failed to sufficiently allege any improper claims were submitted for payment to government healthcare programs.

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