Comments for: Maine awarded $13,000 in drug settlement

Posted Dec. 20, 2012, at 6:41 p.m.

AUGUSTA | Maine will receive about $13,000 as part of a $612 million national settlement with Amgen Inc. over allegations that the pharmaceutical company illegally promoted and manipulated the prices of some of its drugs. Maine will receive a total of $13,313, according to a press release from the …

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  • Anonymous

    $13,000$ Hardly worth writing the check, or the article.

  • SSBA Inc

    Umm… Am I missing something?

  • Anonymous

    Looks like the lawyers got the bulk of that settlement

  • 3rd rail

    …and in typical American fashion management walks. (and probably with a bonus)

  • Anonymous

    screw who ever you can “That’s the Motto” for the business industry and is just getting worse.

  • Anonymous

    $13,000 Wow. Not even enough for Maine to buy its own lube on the snow Job it got..

  • Anonymous

    Why is it the state gets the money when it was the people who lost it in the first place? These types of settlements always pay the state, not those individuals who took the beating to begin with.

  • Anonymous

    I’d like to see this State require Drug Reps to be licensed. I’d also like to see them be held liable when the trash that they are pushing, very frequently off-label, turns out to be poison.

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