Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Pfzier's off-label marketing ($2.3 Billion)

A few months ago, Pfizer agreed to pay $2.3 billion to settle civil and criminal allegations that it had illegally marketed its painkiller Bextra, which has been withdrawn from the market.  It was the largest health care fraud settlement and the largest criminal fine of any kind ever.

Click here for a link to the New York Times article.
Click here for a link to the Wall Street Journal article. 
Click here for the DoJ press release.

Here is a brief TV news story:

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