Cardinal Health Claims Pharmacies Shirked Deals In $3M Suit

Law360, New York (April 20, 2012, 6:13 PM EDT) -- Subsidiaries of Cardinal Health Inc. on Thursday sued a pair of Midwest pharmacies that it says flouted the terms of wholesale pharmaceutical contracts to the tune of $2.7 million.

According to the complaint, the Ohio-based Cardinal Health units signed deals with Illinois-based United Scripts Inc. and Missouri-based Imran Pharmacy Inc. under which the firms agreed to buy all their drugs from Cardinal, assuming the company carried them.

Each pharmacy later changed its name — to United Rx LLC and IRM Enterprises LLC, respectively — and subsequently...
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