Pfizer Escapes Whistleblower Suit Over Lipitor Marketing
Law360, New York (January 22, 2014, 5:42 PM EST) -- Health Support Awareness Inc. is dropping its whistleblower suit in Massachusetts federal court against Pfizer Inc. over the pharmaceutical giant's marketing of its cholesterol drug Lipitor after the U.S. government declined to intervene in the case, the U.S. attorney's office announced Wednesday.
The U.S. attorney's office on Wednesday consented to the dismissal of Health Support Awareness's qui tam suit against Pfizer, court documents showed. Health Support Awareness had moved to voluntarily dismiss the suit after the U.S. attorney's office declined to intervene in the case, according to the nonprofit's motion dated January 16.
The motion for dismissal came just over a...
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