Abbott Fights Depositions Of Former Head Honchos

Law360, New York (September 10, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Abbott Laboratories Inc. has asked a judge to stop the government from deposing two former top executives in the average wholesale price litigation, saying the government hasn't met the requirements to request the interviews.

In a motion filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, Abbott said the government has told its attorneys that they want to depose former CEO and chairman of the board, Duane Burnham, and former president and COO Thomas Hodgson.

However, Abbott said, the government has not met...
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