Calif. County Seeks To Give US Drug Price-Fixing Docs

Law360, New York (June 3, 2011, 1:21 PM EDT) -- A California county sought permission Thursday to hand the U.S. evidence uncovered in a proposed class action — tossed by the U.S. Supreme Court in March — claiming major drugmakers violated pricing agreements with the federal government by overcharging clinics serving the poor.

In the lawsuit in California federal court, Santa Clara County accused AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP, Bayer Corp., Pfizer Inc. and other drug companies of breaching a pricing agreement that set a ceiling price for drugs sold to so-called 340B-covered facilities, consisting mostly of local...
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