Conn.'s Non-Medicaid Claims Cut From Zyprexa MDL

Law360, New York (April 27, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The magistrate judge overseeing the Zyprexa multidistrict litigation has dealt the state of Connecticut a blow, limiting the state's claims against Eli Lilly and Co. for allegedly improper prescriptions of the anti-psychotic drug to those prescriptions paid for by Medicaid.

Judge Roanne L. Mann of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York reiterated prior limitations imposed on states’ claims against the drugmaker, holding that Connecticut may only pursue claims for prescriptions that were paid for by Medicaid as the state had failed...
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