Santarus 8-K 2010
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 10, 2010
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)
3721 Valley Centre Drive, Suite 400, San Diego, California 92130
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
(Registrants Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
On December 8, 2010, a complaint styled as a putative class action was filed against Santarus, Inc. (the Company) in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York by a person employed by the Company as a sales representative and on behalf of a class of similarly situated current and former employees of the Company. The complaint seeks damages for alleged violations of the New York Labor Law 650 §§ et. seq and the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. Such alleged violations include failure to pay for overtime work. The complaint seeks an unspecified amount for unpaid wages and overtime wages, liquidated and/or punitive damages, attorneys fees and other damages. The Company intends to vigorously defend against the litigation.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.