Bayer Settles Kansas Cipro Antitrust Class Action

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

Bayer has agreed to a settlement for its part of an Kansas antitrust lawsuit involving the antibiotic Cipro and drug companies Bayer, Barr Laboratories, Inc., Hoechst Marion Roussel, Inc., Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and The Rugby Group, Inc. The lawsuit alleged that the drug companies violated antitrust laws by agreeing not to compete by not offering generic versions of Cipro.

Docket Number:


Company: Bayer AG

Filing Deadline: January 22, 2016

Class Period: January 8, 1997 to October 31, 2004

Objection Deadline: October 24, 2015

Exclusion Deadline: October 24, 2015

Final Approval Hearing: November 23, 2015

Proof of Purchase:

Receipts or the like requested; claims without proof may be reimbursed for only 80% of the amount claimed.


You may be eligible if you or your company paid for Cipro in Kansas between January 8, 1997 and October 31, 2004. Individual consumers should complete the Consumer Claim Form; health insurance companies and similar parties should complete the Third-Party Payor Claim Form

You are not eligible if you bought Cipro in order to resell it, if you are a government entity, or if you paid a flat copayment for Cipro and would have paid the same amount for a generic substitute.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Minimum of $25; may be more depending on the amount of Cipro purchased and the number of claims submitted.

Total Settlement Amount: $4,500,000, divided into two pools, for consumers and third-party payors.

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

Claim Form: Consumer and Third-Party Claims Forms

Case Name: Sandhaus v. Bayer AG, et al.

Settlement Website: KS Cipro Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Rust Consulting, Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Kansas Cipro Settlement

c/o Rust Consulting, Inc.

P.O. Box 2256
Faribault, MN 55021-2376

Tags: Collusion & Price Fixing