Sanofi Escapes Health Plans' 'Deficient' Kickback Suit
By Dani Kass (May 5, 2017, 4:08 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Thursday permanently dismissed two health plans' suit accusing Sanofi-Aventis, a fellow drug company and two consulting firms of engaging in a kickback scheme, finding the plans don't have standing to sue and haven't laid out enough details to support their case.
U.S. District Judge Kevin McNulty had previously dismissed Plumbers' Local No. 690 Health Plan's first amended complaint as deficient and he said Thursday that the addition of another defendant, Delaware Valley Health Care Coalition, and a few other minor details didn't strengthen the suit against Sanofi-Aventis US Inc., Fidia Pharma USA Inc., Accenture PLC...
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