October 6, 2017 / 10:10 PM / 9 months ago

U.S. switches position on Allergan whistleblower case appeal

The U.S. Justice Department has shifted its position and now says a whistleblower lawsuit against Allergan Inc should be dismissed because similar cases were previously filed.

The Justice Department in a brief filed on Wednesday with the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York acknowledged that, at the lower-court level, the government had previously taken the position that the more recent lawsuit need not be dismissed.

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