Obtained Full Dismissal for UnitedHealth Group, Inc. and PacifiCare, Inc. in Antitrust Lawsuit
January 16, 2009
Omnicare, Inc. v. UnitedHealth Group, Inc.
Robins Kaplan served as lead defense counsel representing prominent health insurers UnitedHealth Group, Inc. and PacifiCare, Inc. in an antitrust lawsuit involving alleged merger “gun-jumping,” price-fixing, and fraud related to prescription drug reimbursement under the federal Medicare Part D program. Plaintiff Omnicare sought damages exceeding $1 billion and permanent injunctive relief. Robins Kaplan obtained summary judgment dismissing all claims with prejudice, which was subsequently affirmed on appeal. 594 F. Supp. 2d 945 (N.D. Ill. 2009), aff’d, 629 F.3d 697 (7th Cir. 2011).
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