Ex-King Pharmaceutical Employee Loses Bid For Fees

Law360, New York (July 17, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An appeals court has blocked a former King Pharmaceuticals Inc. employee from seeking additional attorneys’ fees for his efforts in bringing a wide-scale whistleblower suit against the Bristol, Tenn.-based brand-name drug maker.

On Monday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit affirmed a lower court’s decision that Edward Bogart was not entitled to an additional share of the settlements involving King and most of the U.S. states.

Bogart initiated the qui tam suit on behalf of the U.S., the District of Columbia and 10...
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