2nd Circuit Affirms Denial Of Ketek Antibiotic RICO Class Certification

(November 16, 2015, 2:10 PM EST) -- NEW YORK — A panel of the Second Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on Nov. 13 affirmed denial of a Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act class certification by three third-party payers against drug maker Sanofi-Aventis U.S. Inc. for the alleged fraudulent inducement of doctors to prescribe the antibiotic Ketek (Sergeants Benevolent Association Health and Welfare Fund, et al. v. Sanofi-Aventis U.S., Inc., No. 14-2318, 2nd Cir.; 2015 U.S. App. LEXIS 19797).

(Sergeants opinion available. Document #28-151203-002Z.)

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