Suit Over Mumps Vaccine Shows No False Claims, Merck Says

Law360, Philadelphia (July 31, 2013, 3:08 PM EDT) -- Merck & Co. on Wednesday asked a Pennsylvania federal judge to dismiss a False Claims Act suit filed by a pair of whistleblowers accusing it of fabricating data to induce the federal government to purchase a vaccine, arguing the issue falls under the discretion of the Food and Drug Administration.

Eric Sitarchuk of Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP emphasized that the suit brought by two former employees of the company does not hold up because they failed to demonstrate that the label of its mumps vaccine...
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