7th Circ. Junks Overbilling Claims Against Walgreen, Par

Law360, Los Angeles (July 8, 2013, 9:01 PM EDT) -- The Seventh Circuit on Monday affirmed the dismissal of a putative class action alleging Walgreen Co. and Par Pharmaceutical Cos. overcharged insurance companies and third-party payors for generic versions of Zantac and Prozac, saying the suit didn't sufficiently claim the companies' actions were fraudulent. 

The three-judge panel said a lower court was right to dismiss the suit brought by the United Food and Commercial Workers Unions and Employers Midwest Health Benefits and Pension Funds. The benefit fund failed to support allegations that the two companies violated the...
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