August 6, 2019 / 11:43 PM / 3 months ago

Former Insys exec to seek new trial citing Weil Gotshal conflict

A former Insys Therapeutics Inc executive convicted of scheming to bribe doctors to prescribe the company’s opioid is planning to seek a new trial by arguing that his lawyers at Weil Gotshal & Manges, which now represents the drugmaker in bankruptcy proceedings, had a conflict.

Richard Simon, the drugmaker’s former national director of sales, in a filing on Monday in federal court in Boston sought permission to supplement an earlier request for a new trial on the grounds his rights to conflict-free counsel were violated.

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