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  Category: Consumer Protection


51 Attorneys General Reach Consumer Protection Settlement with Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Concerning Off-Label Promotion of Four Prescription Drugs

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Delaware and the attorneys general of 49 other states and the District of Columbia have reached a settlement with Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“BIPI”) regarding alleged off-label marketing and deceptive and misleading representations made in BIPI’s promotion of four of its prescription drugs: Micardis®, Aggrenox®, Atrovent®, and Combivent®. The settlement resolves allegations that BIPI engaged […]




Delawareans Defrauded Through Western Union Transactions Can Apply for Restitution

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Monday, November 13, 2017

The Delaware Department of Justice Consumer Protection Unit announced the process for filing claims for restitution for Delaware residents tricked into sending payments to scammers using Western Union has opened. The reimbursements come as the result of a settlement between Western Union and a group of 49 states plus the District of Columbia, born out […]




Delaware and Other States Expand Price-Fixing Suit Against Pharmaceutical Companies

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

State AGs allege multi-state price-fixing conspiracy involving 18 generic drug companies and two company executives The Delaware Attorney General and other Attorneys General have significantly expanded the scope of a lawsuit against generic drug manufacturers alleging illegal price-fixing agreements. The lawsuit, which now also names two individual executives of the defendant companies, seeks action against […]




50 Attorneys General Reach $120 Million Settlement With General Motors Over Defective Ignition Switch

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, October 20, 2017

General Motors Company (“GM”) and 50 attorneys general, including Delaware, have settled allegations GM concealed safety issues related to ignition-switch-related defects in GM vehicles, resulting in changes to the way the company represents cars to be “safe” as well as payments to the states. General Motors Company (“GM”) and 50 attorneys general, including Delaware, have […]




Department of Justice Begins New Program to Help Delawareans Denied Coverage for Substance Abuse Treatment

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Program will provide assistance to persons appealing denials of insurance and Medicaid coverage for substance abuse treatment Attorney General Matt Denn announced Wednesday that the Delaware Department of Justice’s new legal assistance program for Delawareans denied insurance coverage for substance abuse treatment is in operation and ready to assist Delawareans dealing with coverage denials. Delawareans […]







  Category: Consumer Protection


51 Attorneys General Reach Consumer Protection Settlement with Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Concerning Off-Label Promotion of Four Prescription Drugs

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Fraud | Date Posted: Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Delaware and the attorneys general of 49 other states and the District of Columbia have reached a settlement with Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“BIPI”) regarding alleged off-label marketing and deceptive and misleading representations made in BIPI’s promotion of four of its prescription drugs: Micardis®, Aggrenox®, Atrovent®, and Combivent®. The settlement resolves allegations that BIPI engaged […]




Delawareans Defrauded Through Western Union Transactions Can Apply for Restitution

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Monday, November 13, 2017

The Delaware Department of Justice Consumer Protection Unit announced the process for filing claims for restitution for Delaware residents tricked into sending payments to scammers using Western Union has opened. The reimbursements come as the result of a settlement between Western Union and a group of 49 states plus the District of Columbia, born out […]




Delaware and Other States Expand Price-Fixing Suit Against Pharmaceutical Companies

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Tuesday, October 31, 2017

State AGs allege multi-state price-fixing conspiracy involving 18 generic drug companies and two company executives The Delaware Attorney General and other Attorneys General have significantly expanded the scope of a lawsuit against generic drug manufacturers alleging illegal price-fixing agreements. The lawsuit, which now also names two individual executives of the defendant companies, seeks action against […]




50 Attorneys General Reach $120 Million Settlement With General Motors Over Defective Ignition Switch

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Friday, October 20, 2017

General Motors Company (“GM”) and 50 attorneys general, including Delaware, have settled allegations GM concealed safety issues related to ignition-switch-related defects in GM vehicles, resulting in changes to the way the company represents cars to be “safe” as well as payments to the states. General Motors Company (“GM”) and 50 attorneys general, including Delaware, have […]




Department of Justice Begins New Program to Help Delawareans Denied Coverage for Substance Abuse Treatment

Consumer Protection | Department of Justice | Department of Justice Press Releases | Date Posted: Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Program will provide assistance to persons appealing denials of insurance and Medicaid coverage for substance abuse treatment Attorney General Matt Denn announced Wednesday that the Delaware Department of Justice’s new legal assistance program for Delawareans denied insurance coverage for substance abuse treatment is in operation and ready to assist Delawareans dealing with coverage denials. Delawareans […]