Express Scripts, Walgreens End Contract, False Ad Fight

Law360, New York (June 1, 2012, 8:23 PM EDT) -- Walgreen Co. and Express Scripts Inc. on Friday ended their legal battle over Walgreens' alleged false advertising during their stalled negotiations for the renewal of a multibillion-dollar pharmacy provider contract, saying they may still be able to reach an agreement.

The two parties submitted a joint stipulation for dismissal without prejudice in Illinois federal court and Walgreens said in a statement that neither one will take any further action with respect to the case.

"These dismissals have no impact on the parties' ability or inability to...
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