WHISTLEBLOWER - $520 Million Settlement Against AstraZeneca

April 27, 2010. U.S. Attorney General, Eric Holder, announced that the $520 million dollar settlement of a lawsuit filed against AstraZeneca. The settlement announced today in Philadelphia indicates marketing practices for Seroquel included promotion of the drug by physicians participating in clinical studies and drug sales representatives encouraging doctors to prescribe for the unapproved uses.