Litigation

Alcon Labs., Inc. v. Cottrell

Date Filed: September 19, 2014
Status: Decided
District Court: District of New Jersey – 3-14-cv-05859
Appellate Court: 3rd Circuit 17-1337
Nature of Suit: Drug Costs
Defendant Type: Pharma
Plaintiff Type: Private
Court Document: https://1.next.westlaw.com/Document/I2dd49aa0b42f11e7b38a81315a4346f0/View/FullText.html?navigationPath=Search%2Fv1%2Fresults%2Fnavigation%2Fi0ad740350000016394be68a31ac0634d%3FNav%3DCASE%26fragmentIdentifier%3DI2dd49aa0b42f11e7b38a81315a4346f0%26startIndex%3D1%26contextData%3D%2528sc.Search%2529%26transitionType%3DSearchItem&listSource=Search&listPageSource=1a73bbfe603b9f5b25f4dbbbfe7ddd78&list=ALL&rank=1&sessionScopeId=e55700f8f1066ce50f8a426f5d1f0d6ca1c958182115a3b431b5ce45b114f766&originationContext=Search%20Result&transitionType=SearchItem&contextData=%28sc.Search%29

Consumers brought putative class action against manufacturers and distributors of prescription eye medication, alleging they packaged medication in such a way as to force consumers to waste medication and refill more frequently. District court found for manufacturers, 3rd Circuit reversed on appeal and Supreme Court denied to hear the case in May 2018.


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