Abbott Gets Third-Party Subpoenas Quashed

Law360, New York (July 20, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Abbott Laboratories Inc., which stands accused of publishing inflated average wholesale prices for its drugs, won a victory Thursday when a judge acceded to its request to quash subpoenas that the federal government had served on former Abbott customers.

Magistrate Judge Marianne B. Bowler of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts said the 14 subpoenas, which the U.S. Department of Justice had served on a group of former Abbott customers as well as a few industry groups, would be honored only insofar as...
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