A former Pfizer employee's claim that the company illegally promoted the cholesterol drug Lipitor for off-label uses was dismissed by a Brooklyn judge on Thursday. The judge ruled that while Pfizer's marketing may have violated industry guidelines, the company didn't engage in fraud, because even the dictionary says that guidelines are just suggestions, not requirements.
Judge Rejects Whistleblower Claim that Lipitor Marketing Violated Guidelines
The Litigation Daily
November 15, 2012
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