Bloomberg Law
April 28, 2022, 12:49 AM

Ex-Cerebral VP Alleges Unethical Prescription Practices in Suit

Maeve Allsup
Maeve Allsup
Legal Reporter

A former Cerebral Inc. executive claims the San Francisco-based mental telehealth company fired him after he complained about unethical practices including alleged plans to prescribe stimulants to 100% of ADHD patients as a retention strategy.

In a lawsuit filed Wednesday in California state court, Matthew Truebe said he was hired as Cerebral’s vice president, product and engineering in Feb. 2021, and alleges he was fired a year later in retaliation for objecting to the company’s plans to “egregiously put profits and growth before patient safety.”

Truebe raised several concerns to Cerebral leadership during his time at the company, including the ...

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