First Circuit Vacates Dismissal Of Pfizer Suit

Law360, New York (November 15, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A federal appeals court has vacated the dismissal of a whistleblower suit filed by a former Pfizer Inc. executive over the drug giant's alleged illegal marketing of human growth hormone Genotropin so that a lower court can consider an amended complaint.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit ruled on Thursday that Dr. Peter Rost did not meet proper pleading requirements in his qui tam lawsuit, but said there was no obvious reason for why a district court did not allow Rost leave to...
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