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US: Noted antitrust attorney to lead nationwide class action suit over EpiPen pricing

 |  April 27, 2017

A federal judge in Kansas has appointed Dallas lawyer Warren T. Burns and two other attorneys to lead a nationwide class action against Mylan NV and other defendants over pricing practices involving the EpiPen allergy treatment. Burns is a partner at Burns Charest, a litigation boutique with offices in Dallas and New Orleans.

Mylan, the US distributor of EpiPens, sparked outrage after raising the price of its life-saving product from $100 in 2008 to more than $600 by 2016. Congress and federal agencies have since opened investigations into EpiPen pricing.

“This suit is about taking a stand for Americans who suffer life-threatening conditions,” Burns said. “We intend to send a message to Mylan and other companies that preying on the weak and the sick is no longer an accepted method of padding their bottom line.”

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