Health Fund's Seroquel Complaint Booted

Law360, New York (July 21, 2009, 6:36 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by a health fund alleging it was duped by AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP and ended up paying millions in reimbursements for prescriptions of the antipsychotic Seroquel that were medically unnecessary.

In an order Monday, Judge Anne C. Conway of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida dismissed the case brought by Pennsylvania Employees Benefit Trust Fund, which had been transferred to the court in February to be part of an ongoing multidistrict litigation.

The suit alleged...
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