Warner Chilcott Misbranded Drugs, FCA Kickback Suit Says

Law360, New York (March 8, 2013, 2:19 PM EST) -- Warner Chilcott PLC misbranded a number of its drugs, violated patient privacy and paid kickbacks to doctors to induce prescriptions, resulting in the overbilling of Medicare and Medicaid, according to a False Claims Act suit brought by two former employees unsealed Thursday.

The company engaged in a scheme between at least 2003 and 2011 to unlawfully drive sales of nine of its drugs, according to the complaint filed in Massachusetts federal court. The critical part of the scheme was the payment of kickbacks to doctors and...
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