Today, Attorney General Beau Biden announced the settlement of a civil lawsuit against Barr Pharmaceuticals. The suit charged the company with antitrust violations that have prevented generic versions of the popular contraceptive Ovcon? from reaching the marketplace. The settlement, involving 34 states and the District of Columbia, prevents Barr from entering into certain anti-competition agreements and requires the company to pay $5.9 million in penalties and fees.
Wilmington, DE – Today, Attorney General Beau Biden announced the historic closure of a property under the Delaware Drug Nuisance and Social Vices Abatement Act. At a February 15, 2008 hearing sought by the Delaware Department of Justice, a crack house in Dover was declared the site of drug and vice crime and was closed […]
Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden announced today that the State and Delawareans taking prescription medications will receive more than $477,000 following a consumer protection investigation of Caremark Rx, L.L.C., one of the nation?s largest pharmacy benefits management companies. The settlement, involving 28 states and the District of Columbia, requires Caremark to significantly change its business practices and pay $38.5 million nationwide.
Attorney General Beau Biden Announces Medicaid Fraud Settlement with Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Merck and Co.
Delaware Attorney General Joseph R. Biden III announced today that the Delaware Medicaid Program will receive $960,380 and the state treasury will receive a $48,514 penalty as part of two related national settlements with Merck & Co., Inc. (“Merck”). The settlements – totaling $649 million – involve 49 states, the District of Columbia and the federal government.
Attorney General Beau Biden announced last week the appointment of Josette DelleDonne Manning as the New Castle County Chief Prosecutor at the Delaware Department of Justice. In this position she will provide day-to-day management over the Department’s New Castle County Felony Trial, Drug, Misdemeanor, and Sex Crimes Units. She will report to State Prosecutor Richard Andrews.