Ex-Exec Can't Support FCA Claims, Pfizer Tells 1st Circ.

Law360, New York (February 29, 2012, 12:33 PM EST) -- A former Pfizer Inc. executive failed to submit sufficient evidence to sustain his False Claims Act suit alleging the drugmaker paid kickbacks to doctors who prescribed its human growth hormone drug Genotropin, Pfzier told the First Circuit on Monday.

In a brief urging the appeals court to uphold the 2010 dismissal of ex-vice president Peter Rost's qui tam suit, Pfizer said Rost can't prove that the company violated the FCA because he lacks evidence that the alleged kickbacks caused the submission of false Medicaid reimbursement claims....
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