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Pay-for-Delay Drugmakers are Denied Supreme Court Review

November 9th, 2016

The Supreme Court has denied a petition for certiorari filed by GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), which makes the brand drug Lamictal, and by Teva, which now sells less-expensive generic Lamictal in competition with GSK’s brand Lamictal. Lamictal is the brand name for lamotrigine, an FDA-approved anticonvulsant and mood stabilizer.  In a conspiracy challenged by purchasers of Lamictal, Teva delayed...

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The FTC is Regretting its Forum Selection in Lidoderm/Opana Reverse Payment Case

November 2nd, 2016

The Federal Trade Commissions suffered a setback in its effort to hold Endo Pharmaceuticals accountable for two different reverse payment settlement agreements.   The FTC sued Endo and two different generic companies in the Eastern District of Pennsylvania over reverse payment agreements concerning Endo’s two most important products, Lidoderm and Opana ER.  Endo and the generic defendants...

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Life Care Centers of America To Pay $145M To Settle Fraudulent Billing Allegations

November 2nd, 2016

Life Care Centers of America Inc. (Life Care) and its owner, Forrest L. Preston, have agreed to pay $145 million to resolve False Claims Act allegations relating to the provision of medically unnecessary rehabilitation therapy services. As part of the settlement, Life Care, which owns and operates more than 220 skilled nursing facilities across the country, will enter into a five-year...

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Tenet Hospitals To Pay $514M To Settle Kickback Scheme Involving Pregnant Undocumented Women

October 31st, 2016

Tenet Healthcare Corporation and two of its Atlanta-area subsidiaries have agreed to pay over $513 million to resolve criminal and civil claims accusing the hospitals of paying kickbacks in exchange for referrals of pregnant, undocumented Medicaid patients. The two Tenet subsidiaries also agreed to plead guilty to conspiracy to defraud the government. According to the criminal complaint, Tenet...

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FedEx to Pay $15.4 Million to Settle Drivers’ Class Action

October 24th, 2016

The Oregon Federal District Court approved a $15.4 million settlement in which FedEx will pay $500 to over $100,000 to approximately 400 delivery drivers.  FedEx drivers filed suit in 2005 alleging that the company misclassified them as independent contractors and failed to pay overtime and other wages.  The case is part of a larger series of lawsuits filed by FedEx drivers in about 40...

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