Abbott successfully resolves California Attorney General lawsuit alleging Medicaid fraud
Clients Abbott Laboratories
Jones Day represented Abbott Laboratories in an action brought by the State of California and relator Ven-A-Care of the Florida Keys, alleging that Abbott fraudulently submitted false, inflated prices on many different pharmaceutical products and caused California to make inflated Medicaid payments. After a favorable ruling on certain issues, the case was resolved.
State of California, ex. rel. Ven-A-Care of the Florida Keys, Inc. v. Abbott Laboratories Inc., et al., Case No. 722855, Filed In Camera Under Seal, Superior Court of the State of California, removed to the United States District Court for the Central District of California, Case No. 03-CV-2238 and transferred to the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, MDL 1456, Master File No. 01-12257-PBS