Gov't Sees Outlier Among Off-Label Cases Under FCA
December 16, 2013, 6:32 PM EST
Law360, New York (December 16, 2013, 6:32 PM EST) -- On Nov. 7, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York filed a statement of interest in United States ex rel Matthew Cestra et al v. Cephalon Inc. et al., 10 Civ. 6457 (SHS) (S.D.N.Y.), in connection with a motion by the defendant pharmaceutical company to dismiss, based in part on the Second Circuit’s decision in United States v. Caronia, 703 F.3d 149 (2d Cir. 2012).
The government submitted its statement of interest “to advise the [c]ourt of its position that the Second...