After Danish multinational pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk settled claims that it marketed drugs using a "white coat" sales scam, global pharmaceutical competitor Eli Lilly is facing similar charges. A recently unsealed whistleblower lawsuit alleges that Lilly ran a "multi-tiered kickback scheme" to boost sales of insulin drugs.
A Texas cancer centers chain with locations across the Southwest has been embroiled in a years-long legal dispute with an Arkansas competitor. Landmark Cancer Center has locations in San Antonio, Dallas, Plano and other spots in Texas.
Compounding pharmacies can be critical bridges between doctors and patients. The pharmacies make drugs prescribed by physicians for patients with very specific needs that can't be met by commercially available prescriptions. A compounding pharmacy custom-makes drugs from two or more medications so that the patient gets exactly what the doctor ordered.