If You Bought or Paid For Celexa Between January 1, 1998 and December 31, 2013 or Lexapro Between August 1, 2002 and December 31, 2013, You May be Eligible for Payment in the Lexapro Class Action & Celexa Class Action Settlement.
Forest Laboratories, Inc. and Forest Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Defendants”) have reportedly agreed to a settlement of a consumer class action lawsuit filed against them in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts (styled as In re Celexa and Lexapro Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation, No. 09–MD–2067 (NMG). ) alleging, among other things, that Defendants violated the Missouri Merchandising Practices Act in connection with the marketing and sale of Celexa and Lexapro, prescription drugs used to treat depression, for use by minors, according to the Celexa class action and Lexapro class action settlement notice.
The Celexa class action and Lexapro class action settlement reportedly includes, unless otherwise excluded, those individuals who purchased or paid for branded Celexa® or Lexapro® for use by a Minor under the age of 18 between January 1, 1998 and December 31, 2013, and if either (i) Celexa® or Lexapro® was prescribed to the Minor in Missouri; or (ii) the prescription was purchased in Missouri; or (iii) the individual or minor was a domiciliary citizen of Missouri at the time of the prescription or purchase. The Lexapro and Celexa class action settlement also include those entities or third party payors who purchased, paid for, or made a reimbursement for branded Celexa® or Lexapro® for use by a Minor under the age of 18 between January 1, 1998 and December 31, 2013, and if either (i) Celexa or Lexapro was prescribed to the Minor in Missouri or (ii) the Minor was a domiciliary citizen of Missouri at the time of the prescription or payment.
The Celexa Lexapro class action settlement reportedly provides that a settlement fund of between $7.65 million to $10.35 will be created to pay valid claims, attorney fees, incentive awards, costs, and expenses associated with administering the settlement.
Celexa and Lexapro class action participants who file valid claim forms may be entitled to recover a payment in connection with their purchase or reimbursement of a purchase of branded Celexa or Lexapro for use by a minor.
For more information about the Lexapro Celexa class action settlement, write the Celexa Lexapro class action settlement Administrator at Celexa and Lexapro Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation, P.O. Box 5110, Portland, OR 97208-5110, call 1-877-772-6154 or visit the Celexa Lexapro class action settlement website at www.Pediatric-Antidepressant-MissouriSettlement.com