Pfizer in $2 billion settlement | Arkansas Blog

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Pfizer in $2 billion settlement

Posted By on Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 11:44 AM

Pfizer has agreed to pay more than $2 billion to settle a fraud claim over its marketing of a pain-killing drug, Bextra, and some other drugs. Inflated prices, kickbacks to doctors, etc. It's the largest fraud fine ever.

The criminal and civil settlements will provide about $1.7 million to Arkansas, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced.



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