Pfizer Told To Cough Up Docs In Drug Marketing Action

Law360, New York (November 29, 2011, 7:57 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Tuesday ordered Pfizer Inc. to turn over about 32 million pages of documents to class action lawyers who claim the company broke securities laws by hiding illegal off-label drug marketing.

U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein said at a hearing Tuesday that Pfizer must give plaintiffs reams of documents connected to Pfizer's marketing of drugs for unapproved uses, which forced the drug company to pay a record $2.3 billion fine to settle a U.S. Department of Justice case.

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