Defendants Push For Mediation In Drug Pricing Suit

Law360, New York (August 20, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Drug makers in the massive antitrust class action over the alleged artificial inflation of the prices of various prescription medications have called for mediation in the case, despite recent criticism from the attorneys general of five states.

AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP said in court documents filed Friday that the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts should use its authority in the multidistrict proceeding to oversee the alternative dispute resolution process for all state cases on a global, national basis, arguing that it would be “in...
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