Pfizer said In a statement that it “was not a subject or target of this matter, and cooperated fully with the government from the time it learned of this investigation in October 2009. That cooperation was acknowledged today by the Justice Department.”
Campbell’s lead attorney, Shelley Slade of Vogel, Slade & Goldstein, said the federal and state governments splitting the settlement from Wyeth are still working out how much of that money will go to the three whistleblowers, who worked together on the case. The other two, Marlene Sandler and Scott Paris, were represented by another law firm.
Pfizer shares rose 13 cents to close at $29.67.