A Florida-based compounding pharmacy, its private equity
owner and two executives will pay nearly $21.4 million to
resolve claims they engaged in a kickback scheme aimed at
generating reimbursements from the military healthcare program
A Massachusetts judge has rejected Purdue Pharma LP's bid to
dismiss a lawsuit by the state's attorney general accusing the
OxyContin maker of fueling the opioid epidemic by using
deceptive marketing that overstated the benefits and downplayed
the addictive risks of its drugs.
Drugmaker Insys Therapeutics Inc on Thursday won court approval to sell its flagship fentanyl spray to a buyer who agreed to only market the drug for use by cancer patients, in response to concerns about the product's role in fueling the opioid epidemic.
A federal judge on Wednesday signaled he may strike some new
evidence GlaxoSmithKline Plc put forward in its renewed bid to
argue federal law preempts state law claims in a case that
alleges the company failed to warn that its anti-nausea drug
Zofran can cause birth defects.
Boehringer Ingelheim has asked a Connecticut judge to
dismiss thousands of lawsuits alleging its blood thinner
Pradaxa's label did not adequately warn of bleeding risks,
saying the plaintiffs agree a recent ruling could doom the "vast
majority" of cases.
A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a lawsuit
accusing the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center of billing
Medicare for services referred by neurosurgeons with which it
had financial relationships.
An attorney who served as the longtime counsel to Purdue
Pharma LP has lost a bid to dismiss claims by several New York
counties that he helped the OxyContin maker and Sackler family
members who own it enrich themselves through deceptive opioid
Oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma LP on Tuesday told a bankruptcy judge it hopes to broaden support for a proposed settlement of 2,600 lawsuits alleging it fueled the U.S. opioid crisis, but opponents of the deal highlighted looming legal battles.
An ex-employee of a New Jersey pharmacy operator was
arrested on Monday and charged with participating in a $99
million scheme along with three other people to pay doctors
bribes and kickbacks in exchange for steering prescriptions to
A federal judge has ruled the U.S. Education Department can
be bound to his eventual ruling on whether federal law prevents
student loan servicer Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance
Agency from turning over its records to Connecticut's banking