GE, Cardinal Escape Antitrust Class Action Over Imaging Drug

Law360, New York (September 17, 2012, 5:04 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge last week threw out a radiopharmacy owner's putative antitrust class action against Cardinal Health Inc. and GE Healthcare Inc. over a distribution deal for cardiac imaging agents, ruling its claims weren't specific enough.

In an order issued Sept. 10, U.S. District Judge Mariana R. Pfaelzer dismissed PharmaRx Pharmaceutical's first amended complaint without prejudice, ruling the radiopharmacy owner had failed to plead its antitrust and conspiracy claims with enough specificity.

“The complaint is lacking in specific facts: Who were the relevant actors at...
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