Miss. High Court Revives State AWP Suit Against Bayer

Law360, New York (April 19, 2010, 3:08 PM EDT) -- The Supreme Court of Mississippi has revived the state of Mississippi's suit against Bayer Corp. alleging the pharmaceutical company misrepresented the average wholesale prices of drugs and caused the state's Medicaid program to pay more for medications.

In a decision issued Thursday, the Mississippi high court reversed a lower court ruling throwing out claims related to Bayer and remanded the case back to the lower court for further proceedings.

In 2005, the state of Mississippi filed suit against more than 80 pharmaceutical manufacturers, including Bayer and...
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