December 4, 2017 / 11:44 PM / 10 months ago

Doctor in Warner Chilcott kickback probe demands speedy trial

A Massachusetts doctor indicted as part of a U.S. probe into the extent Warner Chilcott paid doctors kickbacks to prescribe its drugs is urging a federal judge to prevent prosecutors from delaying her trial after they dropped a key charge against her.

In a motion filed in federal court in Springfield, Massachusetts on Friday, a lawyer for gynecologist Rita Luthra said his client had already been under indictment for two years when prosecutors abandoned the claim that she violated the Anti-Kickback Statute.

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