Oregon Department of Justice

Oregon Department of Justice Announces $100 Million Consumer Protection Pharmaceutical Agreement

The Lund Report
Oregon will receive $3.9 million under the national consumer protection settlement agreement with Chicago-based Abbott Laboratories

May 7, 2012 -- Oregon Attorney General John Kroger today announced a $100 million multistate agreement with global health care and medical
research company Abbott Laboratories over off-label promotional claims
related to its drug Depakote®. This agreement marks the largest ever
consumer protection-based pharmaceutical settlement.

“Protecting consumers from drug companies that use unscrupulous sales tactics is a top priority of the Department of Justice,” said Attorney General Kroger.

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