Search the web
Welcome, Guest
[Sign Out, My Account]

Quotes & Info
Enter Symbol(s):
e.g. YHOO, ^DJI
Symbol Lookup | Financial Search
WCRX > SEC Filings for WCRX > Form 8-K on 9-Apr-2013All Recent SEC Filings

Show all filings for WARNER CHILCOTT PLC | Request a Trial to NEW EDGAR Online Pro



Other Events

Item 8.01. Other Events.

On April 5, 2013, one putative class action was filed against Warner Chilcott plc and certain of its subsidiaries (together, the "Company"), Actavis, Inc. and one of its subsidiaries (together, "Actavis") and Lupin Ltd. and one of its subsidiaries (together, "Lupin") in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and another putative class action was filed against the Company, Actavis and Lupin in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, in each case by purported indirect purchasers of the Company's LOESTRIN 24 FE product.

In each complaint, the plaintiffs allege that they paid higher prices for the Company's LOESTRIN 24 FE product as a result of the Company's and Actavis's and/or Lupin's alleged actions preventing or delaying generic competition in violation of U.S. federal antitrust laws and/or state laws. Plaintiffs seek, among other things, unspecified treble, multiple and/or punitive damages, injunctive relief and attorneys' fees.

While the Company has not yet been served with the complaints, and no class has been certified, it is reviewing the allegations and intends to vigorously defend itself in the litigation when and if served. However, it is impossible to predict with certainty the outcome of any litigation, and the Company can offer no assurance as to the timing of any such litigation or whether the Company will be successful in any such defense. In addition, repetitive class action complaints asserting similar claims and allegations are common in antitrust litigation, and the Company may be subject to additional complaints from plaintiffs of the same or other classes.

  Add WCRX to Portfolio     Set Alert         Email to a Friend  
Get SEC Filings for Another Symbol: Symbol Lookup
Quotes & Info for WCRX - All Recent SEC Filings
Sign Up for a Free Trial to the NEW EDGAR Online Pro
Detailed SEC, Financial, Ownership and Offering Data on over 12,000 U.S. Public Companies.
Actionable and easy-to-use with searching, alerting, downloading and more.
Request a Trial      Sign Up Now

Copyright © 2014 Yahoo! Inc. All rights reserved. Privacy Policy - Terms of Service
SEC Filing data and information provided by EDGAR Online, Inc. (1-800-416-6651). All information provided "as is" for informational purposes only, not intended for trading purposes or advice. Neither Yahoo! nor any of independent providers is liable for any informational errors, incompleteness, or delays, or for any actions taken in reliance on information contained herein. By accessing the Yahoo! site, you agree not to redistribute the information found therein.