Grant & Eisenhofer Represents Lead Whistleblower in Historic $1.6 Billion Settlement with Abbott Laboratories Over Off-Label Marketing of Antiepileptic Medication Depakote

Payment may be largest ever in single-drug case in history of False Claims Act; 4 ½ year investigation revealed Depakote was illegally marketed for children and geriatric patients; doctors given kickbacks

WASHINGTON, DC (May 7, 2012) – In what may be the largest payment ever enforced involving off-label misuse of a single drug, law firm Grant & Eisenhofer, working with the U.S. Justice Department and several state Attorneys General, has reached a $1.6 billion settlement with Abbott Laboratories over its illegal marketing of antiepileptic medication Depakote to children and geriatric patients… Read the full Press Release