Ex-Mallinckrodt Rep Loses Sanctions Bid In Acthar Suit

Law360 (June 23, 2021, 7:33 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Wednesday said a former Mallinckrodt sales representative failed to back up her sanctions bid against a union benefit fund for pursuing what she said were frivolous class claims that she took part in a purported scheme to jack up the price of the company's anti-seizure drug Acthar.

Nearly a year after dismissing the claims against her after finding them "extremely conclusory" — while leaving intact certain allegations against Mallinckrodt — U.S. District Judge Robert B. Kugler knocked down Lisa Pratta's motion for about $40,783 in attorney fees from the fund and its lawyers.

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