Monthly Archives: May 2013

Whistleblower Lawsuits Lead To $33.5 Million Taxpayer Recovery In Misbranded Drug Case

ISTA Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has pled guilty to felony charges relating to its marketing of Xibrom, an anti-inflammatory drug that was approved by the FDA to treat pain and inflammation following cataract surgery.  The criminal charges arise from violations of the … Continue reading

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False Claims Act Lawsuit Leads To $7.3 Million U.S. Taxpayer Recovery

U.S. Renal Care has agreed to pay $7.3 million to resolve a whistleblower lawsuit alleging that it overcharged the Medicare program for Epogen administered to dialysis patients at facilities operated by Dialysis Corporation of America (DCA).  U.S. Renal Care acquired … Continue reading

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C.R. Bard Inc. To Pay $48.26 Million To Resolve False Claims Act Lawsuit

C.R. Bard Inc. has agreed to pay $48.26 million to resolve allegations that it knowingly caused false claims to be submitted to the Medicare program for brachytherapy seeds used to treat prostate cancer in violation of the False Claims Act. … Continue reading

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Generic Drug Manufacturer Ranbaxy Pleads Guilty And Agrees To Pay $500 Million To Resolve False Claims Allegations Raised In Whistleblower Lawsuit

Ranbaxy USA Inc., a subsidiary of Indian generic pharmaceutical manufacturer Ranbaxy Laboratories Limited, pleaded guilty to charges relating to the manufacture and distribution of adulterated drugs made at two of its facilities.  In addition to its guilty plea, Ranbaxy agreed … Continue reading

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Whistleblowers To Receive $2,839,219 For Exposing Violations Of Anti-Kickback Statute

In a settlement recently announced by the Department of Justice, Adventist Health System/West, d/b/a Adventist Health, and White Memorial Medical Center have agreed to pay the United States and the State of California $14.1 million to resolve allegations raised in … Continue reading

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