Generic Price Fixing Litigation Presses On With 'Overarching Conspiracy' Claims Intact
Judge allows plaintiffs to argue attendance at trade association meetings and job-hopping show scheme to fix drug prices; confidentiality of attorney communication is in dispute.
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