No New Trial For Former InterMune CEO

Law360, New York (April 19, 2011, 8:11 PM EDT) -- The former CEO of InterMune Inc., convicted of fraudulently marketing the drug Actimmune to treat a deadly lung disease, was denied a new trial Monday after a California federal judge ruled that previously undisclosed documents didn't prejudice the case against him.

Dr. W. Scott Harkonen, who was sentenced April 13 to a six-month term of home confinement, had argued for a new trial because prosecutors did not disclose 67 pages of documents from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that allegedly proved an August 2002 InterMune...
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