CORRECTED: Pfizer Takes Fight Over $142M Neurontin Verdict To 1st Circ.

Law360, New York (July 25, 2012, 6:20 PM EDT) -- Pfizer Inc. is challenging a $142 million jury award for HMO operator Kaiser Foundation Health Plan Inc. in multidistrict litigation over off-label marketing of pain drug Neurontin, telling the First Circuit that Kaiser hadn’t proven it had suffered an injury.

The drugmaker filed a brief July 19 with the appeals court on behalf of itself and subsidiary Warner-Lambert Co. LLC, the developer of Neurontin, saying U.S. District Judge Patti B. Saris had made several substantial errors in the case, which accuses Pfizer of violating the Racketeer...
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