DOJ, States Join Whistleblower Suits V. Wyeth

Law360, New York (May 18, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice and more than a dozen states have joined litigation against drug manufacturing giant Wyeth for allegedly making bundling arrangements under which it charged state Medicaid programs hundreds of millions of dollars more for its acid reflux treatment Protonix than it charged other customers.

The DOJ and 16 states said Monday that they had intervened in two whistleblower suits filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts alleging the Madison, N.J.-based firm knowingly failed to offer the government the...
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