The Medicines Company Shareholder Alert: Former SEC Attorney Willie Briscoe and Powers Taylor Investigate Possible Breaches of Fiduciary Duty by Officers and Directors

18 Mar 2014

Former United States Securities and Exchange Commission attorney Willie Briscoe, founder of The Briscoe Law Firm, PLLC, and the securities litigation firm of Powers Taylor LLP announce that a federal class action lawsuit has been filed against The Medicines Company (“Medicines” or “Company”) (NasdaqGS: MDCO) and several officers and directors for acts taken during the period of February 20, 2013 to February 12, 2014 (the “Class Period”).

Based upon the allegations in the class action, the firms are investigating additional legal claims against the officers and Board of Directors of Medicines. If you are an affected Medicines shareholder and want to learn more about the lawsuit or join the action, contact Willie Briscoe at The Briscoe Law Firm, PLLC, (214) 239-4568, or via email at WBriscoe@TheBriscoeLawFirm.com, or Patrick Powers at Powers Taylor LLP, toll free (877) 728-9607, or via e-mail at shareholder@powerstaylor.com. There is no cost or fee to you.

In the complaint, the defendants are alleged to have violated certain provisions of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Specifically, the complaint alleges that defendants misrepresented and/or failed to disclose that: i) Medicines drug cangrelor was not surpassing the effectiveness of its competition clopidogrel; ii) the clinical trials sponsored by the Company were not properly administered and were unethical, which included the delaying of administration of clopidogrel and lowering its dosage; and iii) due to the above, the Company’s statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times. According to the complaint, when the truth was revealed, Medicines stock dropped.

The Briscoe Law Firm, PLLC is a full-service business litigation, commercial transaction, and public advocacy firm with more than 20 years of experience in complex litigation and transactional matters.

Powers Taylor LLP is a boutique litigation law firm that handles a variety of complex business litigation matters, including claims of investor and stockholder fraud, shareholder oppression, shareholder derivative suits, and security class actions.


Contacts

The Briscoe Law Firm, PLLC
Willie Briscoe, 214-239-4568
WBriscoe@TheBriscoeLawFirm.com
or
Powers Taylor LLP
Patrick Powers, 877-728-9607
shareholder@powerstaylor.com

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