Texas AG Blasts Subpoena In $421M FCA Suit

Law360, New York (November 27, 2012, 2:49 PM EST) -- Texas’ attorney general on Monday asked a Massachusetts federal judge to block a subpoena from whistleblowers in a $421 million False Claims Act lawsuit against Omnicare Inc., Organon USA Inc. and other companies, saying state Medicaid law bars release of the requested documents.

The motion to quash from state Attorney General Greg Abbott says former employees of drugmaker Organon — which is accused of colluding with Omnicare and other long-term care pharmacies to boost sales of antidepressant Remeron — are seeking materials his office gathered before...
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