Doctors' Counsel Nab $27M In Sanofi Vaccine Antitrust Row
By Rachel Graf (October 23, 2017, 6:09 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Friday signed off on a $61.5 million agreement to end allegations Sanofi Pasteur Inc. unlawfully bundled its pediatric vaccines, with $20.5 million going toward doctors' attorneys' fees and $7.2 million covering expense reimbursement.
U.S. District Judge John Michael Vazquez determined the settlement is appropriate because the litigation, brought by a class of purchasers of Sanofi's Menactra vaccine, has already been lengthy and costly. The case has spanned more than six years and included more than 1 million documents, over 30 depositions and a multiday hearing about the admission of expert testimony, according to the filing....
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