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Consumer Alert: Deadline approaching for filing claim under recent pharmaceutical settlement

Release Date: Apr 05, 2017

TOPEKA – (April 5, 2017) – Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt today reminded Kansas consumers that the deadline for submitting a claim to receive payment under a recent pharmaceutical settlement is quickly approaching.

Consumers who purchased the wakefulness drug Provigil have until April 13 to file a claim to receive payment under the terms of a settlement reached in August with Cephalon, Inc., and its affiliated companies. Those who purchased Provigil and/or generic versions of Provigil (modafinil) between June 24, 2006, and March 31, 2012, may be entitled to a payment.

The settlement included Kansas and 47 other states that filed a lawsuit asserting the manufacturer violated antitrust laws.

To file a claim, or to learn more about the settlement, consumers may visit www.InYourCornerKansas.org and click on “Provigil” under the “Recent Settlements” heading at the bottom of the page. For other questions, consumers may call the Consumer Protection Division at (800) 432-2310. To be eligible to receive a payment, consumers must complete and submit a valid claim form by April 13.


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