Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Alabama: Jury Orders Makers of Sandoz to Pay State $78.4M

News from Alabama yesterday:

Jurors ordered Sandoz Inc. pay the State Government of Alabama $78.4 million for causing the state Medicaid program to pay too much for prescription drugs from 1991 to 2005.

Evidence at trial? The evidence included a company memo that said: "Go forward and take the position of a Roman legion, be greedy and take no prisoners."

Source here.