Warner Chilcott Says FCA Kickback Suit Is Too Vague

Law360, New York (August 5, 2013, 4:23 PM EDT) -- Warner Chilcott PLC on Friday asked a Massachusetts federal judge to dismiss a whistleblower case accusing it of misbranding, violating patient privacy and paying kickbacks to doctors to induce prescriptions, which allegedly resulted in overbilling of Medicare and Medicaid, arguing the plaintiffs’ claims were too vague.

According to the drugmaker, despite relators Lisa Alexander and James Goan devoting “hundreds of paragraphs” in their False Claims Act complaint to descriptions of the company’s alleged improper marketing practices for several of its drugs, they had failed to connect...
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