Drug Mart Tallman, Purdue Settle In OxyContin MDL

Law360, New York (May 7, 2010, 4:05 PM EDT) -- Drug Mart Tallman Inc. has become the latest indirect purchaser to settle its suit against Purdue Pharma LP in a multidistrict litigation accusing the drugmaker of blocking generic competition for the painkiller OxyContin with illegitimate patent litigation.

Judge Sidney H. Stein of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Thursday signed off on the retail drugstore's stipulation to dismiss its claims against Purdue with prejudice.

Like previous settlements in the MDL, the terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Drug producer...
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