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Freedland Russo Announces $520 Million Settlement Against AstraZeneca
Date:4/27/2010

This is just another step in getting the attention of the entire pharmaceutical industry,” Partner Michael Freedland said. Attorney Daniel Harwin agrees that more action should be taken against pharmaceutical companies for illegally marketing their products. “This is a industry-wide problem and not limited to a few isolated companies. We have to keep pressing onward because the health, safety and well being of the public hangs in the balance,” Harwin said.

Whistleblowers are protected by the federal False Claims Act, where employees aware of their company knowingly defrauding the government may sue without threat of being fired, harassed, demoted, or discriminated against for cooperating in an investigation of their employer.

“Once again, a single brave person came to the forefront and held a big pharmaceutical company accountable,” said Freedland. “With each case that we pursue, we learn more about the internal workings of these companies and just how far they are willing to push the limits.”

Partner Anthony Russo added, “We are also thrilled that the majority of this settlement will go back to whom it belongs, the taxpayers and the states.” In that regard, the firm lauded the team in the U.S. Attorney’s office for their investigation, including Chief of the Civil Division Virginia Gibson and Assistant U.S. Attorney Colin Cherico. “As they did with Eli Lilly, the U.S. Attorney’s office in Philadelphia proved their commitment to recouping hundreds of millions for the government and its citizen taxpayers,” said Russo.

About Freedland Russo:
Freedland Russo is a law firm committed to assisting and fighting for consumers in the United States who have suffered social injustices at the hands of individuals, large corporations, and insurance companies. The firm lawyers are renowned for handling complex cases involving matters of medical malpractice,
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