Jury orders British drug firm to pay Alabama $215 million

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February 21, 2008




MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A state court jury has awarded Alabama $215 million in its Medicaid drug price fraud suit against a British pharmaceutical firm.

The circuit court jury said AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals must pay $40 million in compensatory damages and $175 million in punitive damages.

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