$671 Million Settlement reached in Whistleblower lawsuit with Merck & Co

Settlement Amount: 

A settlement has been reached in a whistleblower class action lawsuit brought against Merck & Co who is accused of overcharging government health programs for four popular drugs and giving doctors fees and gifts to induce them to prescribe its drugs.

The settlement allows for $360 million for the government while 49 states and the District of Columbia receive $290 million. The whistleblower will receive $64 million from the federal and state shares.

The investigation, that began in 2000, was led by the federal government and several states and resulted from two separate lawsuits.

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If you or someone you know experienced a similar situation or any other wrongdoing within a corporation you should contact mail@whistleblowerinstitute.com or call: 619-452–1218

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