Bloomberg Wins Bid To Unseal Seroquel Docs

Law360, New York (August 11, 2009, 4:06 PM EDT) -- A magistrate judge in charge of discovery in the multidistrict litigation over AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP's antipsychotic drug Seroquel has largely granted Bloomberg LP's bid to unseal confidential documents that include notes by the drugmaker's army of sales representatives on their dealings with doctors.

Magistrate Judge David A. Baker issued his ruling on Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, saying both the sales reps' notes and data supplied by pharmaceutical consulting firm IMS Health Inc. on the prescribing histories of physicians...
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