Sanofi Must Divulge Docs In FCA Fight Over Cancer Drug
By Christopher Crosby (May 22, 2018, 4:57 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge has ordered Sanofi to hand over hundreds of documents, including any warnings that food and drug regulators may have issued, said to pertain to a suit alleging it marketed off-label uses of a cancer drug.
In a pair of two-page orders, U.S. District Judge Lawrence F. Stengel ordered the drugmaker to divulge documents it had asserted attorney-client privilege over in a False Claims Act dispute.
Judge Stengel based the decision on the testimony of employee-turned-whistleblower Yoash Gohil, who complained that the company was trying to shield documents that clearly fell outside assertions of privilege, such as emails...
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