3rd Parties Again Denied Class Cert. In Neurontin Suit

Law360 (May 15, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Fearing a “tsunami” of trials, a judge has denied a renewed request to certify a class of third-party payers in a suit against Pfizer Inc. and Warner-Lambert Co. over alleged promotion of the epilepsy drug Neurontin for off-label uses such as restless legs syndrome.

Judge Patti B. Saris of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts issued the order Wednesday in multidistrict litigation involving the drugmakers’ alleged illegal campaign to increase profits from the drug by encouraging doctors to prescribe it for a variety...
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