Attorneys Spared Costs In Cardizem Case

Law360, New York (February 23, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Courts cannot impose administrative fees upon an attorney unless there is a finding of misconduct, a circuit court has ruled in relation to an $80 million antitrust settlement over an authorized generic of high blood pressure drug Cardizem CD.

Tennessee resident Eugenia Sams was a member of a class action suit against drug companies Hoechst Marion Roussel and Andrx Pharmaceuticals that was settled in January 2003. The class, along with attorneys general nationwide, accused Hoechst of paying Andrx nearly $90 million to keep a generic version...
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