Next Tactic in Battle to Lower Drug Prices: Litigation?

, Corporate Counsel


Walgreens and CVS, two retail pharmacy giants, are being sued in two separate class action lawsuits filed earlier this week. They are accused of colluding with pharmacy benefit managers to sell generic drugs at a higher cost if they're bought with insurance rather than cash.

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  • Michael Smith

    Yes, I‘m sure the American Tort Reform Association knows what‘s best for consumers. Let‘s allow the unregulated gouging to continue.

  • Darren McKinney, American Tort Reform Association, Washington, D.C.

    Does anyone honestly believe that these lawsuits will do anything more than raise prices for all consumers (as litigation costs are invariably passed on) and enrich the self-interested class-action lawyers who‘ve orchestrated them?

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