Travelers Sues Pfizer For $47M Over Epilepsy Drug

Law360, New York (July 18, 2012, 11:09 PM EDT) -- Travelers Indemnity Co. and several of its affiliates on Wednesday filed a $47 million suit against Pfizer Inc. claiming they overpaid for epilepsy drug Neurontin because of its anti-competitive efforts to keep generics out of the market and its aggressive marketing of off-label uses.

In a suit filed in the District of Connecticut, Travelers, the St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Co., and the Standard Fire Insurance Co. said that because of Pfizer's deceptive marketing to physicians, the insurers have overpaid millions in connection with workers'...
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