Sears Deserves Sanctions In FCA Pharmacy Suit, Court Hears

Law360, New York (August 15, 2013, 7:27 PM EDT) -- A pharmacist suing Sears Holdings Corp. in a False Claims Act suit over its prescription drug discounts for customers enrolled in government insurance programs asked an Illinois federal judge on Wednesday to sanction the retailer for allegedly disregarding court discovery orders and sending plaintiffs’ counsel obfuscated data.

Qui tam relator Michael Yarberry, who works for Sears subsidiary Kmart Corp.,  says Sears long disregarded court-ordered discovery in the case, and then gave the plaintiffs “mischaracterized” data regarding the amount of discounts the company gave to government health...
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USA et al v. Sears Holdings Corporation et al


Case Number

3:09-cv-00588

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Illinois Southern

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Other Statutory Actions

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Michael J. Reagan

Date Filed

July 31, 2009

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