If you purchased or paid for Lidoderm or its generic equivalent (lidocaine patch 5%), you
could get a payment from class action settlements totaling $104.75 million.
You may be affected by settlements in a class action lawsuit against Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc., Teikoku Pharma USA, Inc., Teikoku Seiyaku Co., Ltd., Actavis, Inc.,
Watson Laboratories, Inc., Actavis plc, Anda Inc., Anda Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Valmed Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (together “Defendants”). The lawsuit is brought by
consumers and third-party payors of branded and generic Lidoderm (“End-Payors”) who allege that Defendants violated state laws by entering into an agreement to
delay the availability of generic versions of Lidoderm. Defendants deny any wrongdoing and the Court has not found that Defendants violated any law.
WHAT ARE THE SETTLEMENT BENEFITS?
The Settlements will provide a total of $104.75 million, before payment of attorneys’ fees and expenses, to pay the claims of eligible persons and entities that
purchased and/or paid for the costs of brand name or generic Lidoderm (lidocaine patch 5%).
ARE YOU ELIGIBLE FOR A PAYMENT?
As a third-party payor, you may be in the End-Payor Class and eligible for a settlement payment if (a) you paid and/or provided reimbursements for some or
all of the purchase price of (i) branded Lidoderm between August 23, 2012 through September 14, 2013; and/or (ii) generic Lidoderm between September
15, 2013 through August 1, 2014; and (b) the purchases were made in AZ, CA, FL, KS, MA, ME, MN, NC, ND, NH, NM, NY, NV, SD, TN, WI, and/or
WV for consumption by your insureds, plan participants or benefciaries. More information about the End-Payor Class and who is excluded is available at
SUBMI TTING A CLAIM
To receive a payment under the Settlements, you must submit a claim. Claim forms are available at www.lidodermantitrustlitigation.com and from the Lidoderm
End-Payor Notice Administrator at the address below. The deadline to submit a claim is: October 1, 2018.
YOUR OTHER RIGHTS AND OPTIONS
DO NOTHING: If you do nothing you will not get a payment, and your claim will be released.
OBJECT TO THE SETTLEMENTS: You may write to the Court about why you don’t like the Settlements. The Court’s mailing address is Clerk of Court, United States
District Court for the Northern District of California, 450 Golden Gate Avenue, 17th foor, San Francisco, CA 94012. The deadline to object is: August 21, 2018.
WANT MORE INFORMATION?
Go to the website, call toll-free, or write to Lidoderm End-Payor Claims Administrator, c/o KCC Class Action Services, PO Box 43491, Providence, RI 02940,
for more information regarding the Settlements, End-Payor Class membership, your rights and options, and attorneys’ fees and expenses.
The Court will hold a hearing in this case (In re Lidoderm Antitrust Litig., MDL No. 2521) on September 12, 2018 to consider whether to approve the Settlements
and End-Payor Plaintiffs’ request for payment of attorneys’ fees of no more than one-third of the Settlements, no more than $5,000,000 in costs and expenses, and
$10,000 service awards to each of the nine named End-Payor Plaintiffs.
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