Sanofi Pays $2.4M To Kill Cancer Drug Sales Class Action

By Jeannie O'Sullivan (September 4, 2015, 7:38 PM EDT) -- Sanofi-Aventis US LLC has agreed to pay $2.4 million to employees who alleged the pharmaceutical giant shorted them commission payments from sales of the cancer drug Zaltrap, according to a preliminary settlement filed Friday in federal court in New Jersey

Lead plaintiffs Lisa Overton and Merribeth Bazzell had claimed in a putative class action that Sanofi refused to fully compensate Zaltrap sales representatives months after they exceeded expectations, despite repeated reassurances that the company would not change its sales incentive program.

The class represented Sanofi employees who received commissions, bonuses or other compensation from Zaltrap sales during the third and fourth...

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