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Drug pricing: "Alabama clips trial lawyers"

The Washington Times hails the Alabama Supreme Court's tossing out of wholesale price litigation, and notes the role of the state's private contingency-fee counsel:

Writing for the court, Alabama Supreme Court Justice Thomas A. Woodall agreed that the Alabama suit was "an attempt to use tort law to re-define [Alabama's] Medicaid reimbursement obligations." Or, in short, it was what Justice Woodall described as illegitimate "regulation by litigation."

Earlier here, here, here, etc.

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Rafael Mangual
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Manhattan Institute


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