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Probiotic Maker Denies Lying About Sigma, VSL Products

Law360, Washington (May 19, 2016, 6:40 PM EDT) -- The CEO and sales representatives of a recently-formed gastrointestinal drug maker vehemently denied claims they lied to doctors about the discontinuation of rival products made by VSL Pharmaceuticals and Sigma-Tau during a hearing in Maryland federal court Thursday on whether the company should be held in contempt for the alleged conduct.

Employees of ExeGI Pharma LLC testified they merely explained to their physician customers that ExeGI’s high-potency probiotic formulation was the same that VSL and Sigma-Tau had marketed prior to the expiration of a pharmaceutical license,...
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Case Information

Case Title

De Simone v. VSL Pharmaceuticals, Inc. et al

Case Number




Nature of Suit

Contract: Other


Theodore D. Chuang

Date Filed

May 11, 2015

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