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Young v. Johnson & Johnson, No. 08-1002

In a class action lawsuit against pharmaceutical companies claiming that they unfairly and deceptively inflate the drugs' average wholesale prices (AWPs), district court's judgment dismissing Class 1 plainitffs' claims is vacated and remanded as there is a lack of clear understanding of both the scope of the district court's judgment and the reasons for the judgment.   

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Appellate Information

Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts

Decided September 28, 2009


Before:  Howard, Circuit Judge, Zobel, and Lisi, District Judges

Opinion by Howard, Circuit Judge


For Appellant:  Steve W. Berman, Sean R. Matt, Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP, Jeffrey Kodroff, John A. Macoretta, Spector, Roseman & Kodroff, P.C., Marc H. Edelson, Hoffman & Edelson, Thomas M. Sobol, Edward Notargiacomo, Kenneth A. Wexler, Jennifer Fountain Connolly

For Appellee:  Andrew D. Schau, William F. Cavanaugh, Jr., Erik Haas, Adeel A. Mangi and Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP