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Patients unable to afford brand-name meds forced on them in place of affordable generic options may get compensation for injuries or health decline.

Patients forced to split doses, skip doses, or stop meds altogether are urged to request a free, private case review for injuries or health decline, including 

  • Withdrawal symptoms that required medical care;
  • New illness or injury caused by under-treatment of primary disease;
  • Loss or reduction of mobility;
  • Worsening or prolonging of the medical condition for which the drug was prescribed;
  • Suicide or inpatient treatment for suicidal ideation; and,
  • Death.
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CVS®-Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Prescription Cost Collusion Lawsuit

Drugmakers allegedly prevent access to affordable generic drugs in favor of expensive brands that increase profits

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Eligible victims allowed a free case review for potential compensation

Our team offers a free, private case evaluation for victims allegedly forced by CVS® and pharmaceutical manufacturers to purchase expensive branded meds over affordable generics.

100% Free & Secure Case Evaluations

Answer a few basic questions to get started

We'll ask specific questions to understand the situation, the diagnoses, and other vital info to help determine the next steps.

Receive a confidential case evaluation

A qualified legal team led by a personal injury attorney will consider the facts of the case and the potential for compensation.

Have an individual claim filed for compensation

Those who qualify will have an individual claim filed on their behalf in a court of law for the justice and compensation they deserve.

Our attorneys specialize in whistleblower representation in healthcare fraud cases and personal injury litigation nationwide.

What to Know About Medications & Injuries Involved

Fraudulent scheme believed to primarily affect elderly and disabled patients

Those forced to split doses, skip doses, or stop taking vital medications altogether are encouraged to submit a case evaluation form for injuries, some of which may include:

  • Withdrawal symptoms that required medical care;
  • New illness or injury caused by under-treatment of primary disease;
  • Loss or reduction of mobility;
  • Worsening or prolonging the medical condition for which the drug was prescribed;
  • Suicide or inpatient treatment for suicidal ideation; and,
  • Death.

Types of Medications Used For Certain Conditions:

Advair Diskus-Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Asacol HD-Inflammatory bowel disease, including ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease

Canasa Rectal Suppository-Active ulcerative proctitis (ulcerative rectal colitis)

Copaxone-Multiple sclerosis

Epclusa-Treatment of hepatitis C

Exelon-Alzheimer's Disease

Harvoni-Treatment of hepatitis C

Types of Medications Used For Certain Conditions:

Invega-Schizophrenia

Istalol-Ocular hypertension and glaucoma

Renvela Packets-Chronic kidney disease on dialysis

Renvela Tablets-Chronic kidney disease on dialysis

Ventolin HFA-Bronchospasm

Voltaren Gel-Arthritis Pain

Xopenex HFA-Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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About Us

Renowned Civil Rights Leader and Trial Lawyer Ben Crump have partnered with Corpus Christi, TX-based firm Hilliard Martinez Gonzales LLP (HMG) and Baron & Budd, P.C to fight for justice for those on medicare or receiving disability benefits that were unable to get important medication for their conditions due to high price brand names.

Frequently Asked Questions About Alleged Collusion of CVS Health® Subsidiaries

What was the primary goal of the alleged scheme?

According to a whistleblower, multiple CVS Health® subsidiaries worked together with pharmaceutical manufacturers to prevent consumers from accessing generic drugs in an attempt to increase profits.

By pushing customers to buy branded medications as opposed to readily available generic options, CVS® could rake in higher rebates from drug companies, some of which were sent as clawbacks to CVS Health® subsidiaries.

Patients were also often kept in the dark about potential authorized generic medications or identical drugs that are produced by the same manufacturer but offered at a lower cost-all of which violate Medicare regulations and state law.

Which customers were hurt the worst?

The fraudulent scheme is believed to have disproportionately affected elderly patients with end-stage renal failure.

Plus, many beneficiaries of the SilverScript® Part D program went without critical treatment because they were unable to access generic versions of necessary drugs at affordable costs.

The company felt that SilverScripts® Part D customers were less likely to complain about the potential costs because many receive subsidies to cover their medication expenses.

But patients covered by private health insurance were also allegedly subject to the CVS-drug manufacturer scheme. 

Can anyone bring a claim for injuries against CVS and pharmaceutical manufacturers?

Yes, by joining lawsuits against CVS and pharmaceutical manufacturers.

While the average person can't typically afford to sue a large organization or company when they feel they have been injured or wronged in some way, a mass tort action can be an effective means for a group of people injured by the same or similar conduct to come together to sue a larger entity.

We provide experienced, trusted representation starting with a free, private case evaluation-to discuss a potential case of pharmaceutical fraud with an experienced attorney, click the button below to find out how.

Victims of the alleged scheme are offered a free case evaluation

To discuss a potential case of pharmaceutical fraud with an experienced attorney, click the button below to find out how.

Please seek the advice of a medical professional before making health care decisions. This advertisement is not associated with CVS® or any government agency.

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