AbbVie Kickback Claims Dropped by Texas Whistleblowers (1)

March 14, 2019, 3:58 PM; Updated: March 14, 2019, 6:05 PM

Whistleblowers abandoned their claims that AbbVie Inc., which produces the popular drug Humira, and parent company Pharmacy Solutions violated the False Claims Act by engaging in a kickback scheme to defraud the federal government.

Ashley Miller, a former employee of Pharmacy Solutions, and SAKSF LLC, a company formed to prosecute the case, filed a notice of voluntary dismissal with the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

This move comes four months after the Justice Department invoked its power under the False Claims Act to request the case’s dismissal. The court had yet to rule on the...

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