Ex-Bayer Exec Says Criticism Of Aleve Claims Led To Firing

Law360, New York (September 4, 2012, 4:33 PM EDT) -- A former pharmaceutical executive for Bayer Corp., who claims she was fired after telling her bosses there was no legitimate data to support certain efficacy claims for the pain reliever Aleve, filed a whistleblower complaint against the company in New Jersey state court on Friday.

In the suit, filed in Middlesex County Superior Court, Dr. Shirley Chen says she was fired after pointing out to company officials in November 2011 that certain advertising claims they were poised to make regarding recommended dosages of Aleve for osteoarthritic...
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