• Safi Bello

Allergan inks $13M settlement in whistleblower marketing suit

Fierce Pharma ------ For years, whistleblowers and their attorneys have been battling with Allergan over claims the company illegally promoted eye drugs by providing valuable consulting and other services to doctors. Their efforts proved worthwhile as the company agreed (PDF) to hand over $13 million to settle kickback allegations with the U.S. and 19 states.Filed in 2009, the lawsuit alleged that Allergan representatives targeted doctors around the country and pushed Restasis and other eye drugs for off-label uses through an “Allergan Access” membership program for doctors. Two Philadelphia-area ophthalmologists brought the case against Allergan and will receive a share of the payment under the False Claims Act. To learn more click on the picture below to read the article.

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