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Insys Therapeutics Runs Afoul of Attorneys General in Two States
  • FisherBroyles LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2017

Arizona-based pharmaceutical company Insys Therapeutics Inc. (Insys) has found itself under investigation in both Massachusetts and New Jersey over

Pharmacist at Center of 2012 Fungal Meningitis Outbreak Sentenced to 9 Years in Prison
  • FisherBroyles LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2017

Earlier this year a federal court jury in Boston found the owner of a now-defunct compounding pharmacy guilty of racketeering and fraud for his role

First Circuit Rejects Whistleblower’s Fraud on the FDA FCA Theory
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • January 4 2017

On December 23, 2016, the First Circuit held that a relator under the federal False Claims Act (“FCA”) failed to plausibly plead that defendant

Massachusetts Court Weighs in on Product Hopping Allegations and Reverse Payment Standing
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • November 11 2016

Addressing a motion to dismiss a bevy of antitrust allegations, the US District Court for the District of Massachusetts held that a class of

Massachusetts Rebuffs Latest Plaintiff Attack on Reproductive Choice
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2016

We’ve often thought that tort reform should be a major goal of those interested in preserving women’s reproductive choice. Every prescription

Another Rejection of Innovator Liability
  • Dechert LLP
  • USA
  • June 6 2016

It’s been a bit of a slow news week in the drug and device litigation world. We are coming off a short work week and like the rest of us, judges may

Massachusetts Passes Drug Stewardship Program Law
  • Porzio Bromberg & Newman PC
  • USA
  • March 30 2016

The Governor of Massachusetts recently approved legislation that will require pharmaceutical product manufacturers that sell or distribute a covered

Freehand line-drawing in affirmance of huge verdict in Children’s MotrinTEN case
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • April 30 2015

A couple of days ago, we watched the lovely "St. Vincent." The film stars a spot-on Bill Murray as Vincent, an unemployed curmudgeon living alone in

Testing the limits of prescription drug preemption
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2014

Just how far can a state go in regulating prescription drugs? The simple answer is that states can go nowhere and that FDA is king in this field

Genzyme First Circuit decision
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 13 2014

In a huge victory for Massachusetts-based biologics manufacturer Genzyme Corporation, the First Circuit Court of Appeals on June 5, 2014 affirmed the