AstraZeneca Escapes Medco FCA Kickbacks Suit

By David McAfee (January 25, 2013, 10:12 PM EST) -- Citing a lack of jurisdiction, a Pennsylvania federal judge on Friday dismissed AstraZeneca PLC from a False Claims Act whistleblower suit brought by a former Medco Health Solutions Inc. pharmacist who claims AstraZeneca gave Medco $60 million in kickbacks to increase the market share of ulcer drugs Prilosec and Nexium....

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