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AbbVie Inc.

Company NameAbbVie Inc.
Stock SymbolABBV
Class PeriodOctober 25, 2013 to September 18, 2018
Lead Plaintiff Motion DeadlineNovember 20, 2018

On September 18, 2018, California insurance regulators announced that they were suing AbbVie, alleging that the Company provided illegal kickbacks to health care providers while promoting Humira. On this news, AbbVie’s share price fell $2.76 per share, or almost 3%, to close at $92.61 per share on September 18, 2018, thereby injuring investors.

The complaint alleges that throughout the Class Period, Defendants made materially false and/or misleading statements, as well as failed to disclose material adverse facts about the Company’s business, operations, and prospects. Specifically, Defendants failed to disclose that:  (1) AbbVie’s strategy to increase the sales growth of its blockbuster drug, HUMIRA, relied in part upon illegal kickbacks and unlawful sales and marketing tactics; (2) such practices would foreseeably lead to heightened scrutiny by state governments and agencies; and (3) as a result, Defendants’ public statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times.

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