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Federal Judge Permits False Claims Act Case to Continue Against Vaccine Manufacturer Merck

Medical corporation Merck & Co. will decidedly face the music in the ongoing class action and related anti-trust lawsuit involving its mumps vaccine – a product routinely given to babies and children for generations. The issue, which involves allegations of false compliance with FDA standards for vaccines, prompted a False Claims Act lawsuit: United [...]

By | 2018-09-12T10:42:32+00:00 September 19th, 2014|Healthcare Fraud|

Pharmacy Company Astellas to Pay $7.3 Million in False Claims Act Settlement

The Department of Justice, in concert with several states’ attorneys general, recently announced a settlement against Astellas Pharma U.S., Inc., based in Northbrook, Illinois. The case involved substantial allegations of off-label marketing practices aimed at pediatric federal healthcare patients. As you well know, it is considered a violation of the False Claims Act – a [...]

By | 2018-09-21T14:44:34+00:00 May 2nd, 2014|Healthcare Fraud|