Consumers Push Judge To Block Express Scripts Deal

Law360, New York (April 19, 2012, 8:11 PM EDT) -- As a federal judge continues to weigh blocking Express Scripts Inc.'s $29.1 billion acquisition of rival Medco Health Solutions Inc., a quartet of public interest groups inveighed against the tie-up Wednesday that they warned would end up raising drug costs for millions of consumers.

A week after the Pennsylvania judge overseeing the merger challenge brought by a coalition of pharmacies and trade groups heard arguments about whether to grant a temporary restraining order in the case, the Consumer Federation of America, National Consumers League, the National...
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