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Walgreens, Stephen L. LaFrance Holdings and members of the USA Drug pharmacy chain have agreed to pay $16 million to settle a whistleblower lawsuit regarding the alleged overbilling of government health programs, attorneys from Vogel, Slade & Goldstein and Susman Godfrey announced this week.

The law firms successfully led the whistleblower lawsuit on behalf of their client, James D. Strauser, a pharmacist who worked at USA Drug, a regional pharmacy chain acquired by Walgreen’s.

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