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Bristol-Myers, Otsuka beat whistleblower lawsuit on appeal
October 27, 2017 / 8:33 PM / 22 days ago

Bristol-Myers, Otsuka beat whistleblower lawsuit on appeal

A federal appeals court on Friday upheld the dismissal of a whistleblower lawsuit that claimed Bristol-Myers Squibb Co and Otsuka Pharmaceutical engaged in a scheme to improperly promote the antipsychotic drug Abilify.

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati ruled that the two former Bristol-Myers employees pursuing the case failed to tie any false statements by the companies to claims submitted to government reimbursement programs to cover Abilify.

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