Unveiled: A New Enforcement Method In GSK Settlement
Law360, New York (August 16, 2012, 1:05 PM EDT) -- GlaxoSmithKline's recent agreement to plead guilty and pay $3 billion to resolve its liability for the unlawful promotion of certain prescription drugs has been touted by the U.S. Department of Justice as the largest health care fraud settlement in history and the largest payment ever by a drug company. The GSK settlement continues a trend of large health care fraud settlements in recent years, most of which result from cases brought by the Massachusetts U.S. Attorney's Office with assistance from DOJ prosecutors in Washington, D.C.
In 2009, Pfizer settled claims involving an array of different pharmaceuticals for $2.3 billion. That same...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!