'Pharma Bro' Shkreli Aims Another Blow At Kidney Drug Suit

By Nadia Dreid (April 2, 2020, 4:31 PM EDT) -- Incarcerated "pharma bro" Martin Shkreli and his former company Retrophin Inc. are trying once again to convince a Pennsylvania federal judge to let them out of a suit alleging they tried to keep a generic competitor to their kidney drug Thiola out of the market.

Retrophin accused Spring Pharmaceuticals of "being nothing more than a legal vehicle created to pursue this litigation" in the Wednesday filing seeking to escape the antitrust claims.

In a separate motion to dismiss, former owner Shkreli co-signed that filing, asking the suit to be booted for "the reasons articulated by Retrophin."

"Spring, claiming to be a...

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