CVS, Cardinal Health Returned Opened Drugs, Savient Says

Law360, New York (May 13, 2013, 7:39 PM EDT) -- Savient Pharmaceuticals Inc. has hit CVS Caremark Corp. and Cardinal Health Inc. with a nearly $1.4 million breach of contract lawsuit in New Jersey over CVS' alleged attempts to return hundreds of opened or partial bottles of the specialty biopharmaceutical company's drugs through Cardinal for credit.

Bridgewater, N.J.-based Savient contends in its April 26 complaint in Middlesex County Superior Court that the returns are unauthorized and in clear violation of its drug return policy.

“CVS has attempted to leverage its profile as one of the largest...
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