December 3, 2018 / 9:47 PM / 12 days ago

U.S. tells Supreme Court it will dismiss Gilead whistleblower case

The U.S. Justice Department has told the U.S. Supreme Court it plans to seek the dismissal of a whistleblower lawsuit against Gilead Science Inc involving its HIV medications despite disagreeing with the drugmaker’s arguments that the case is legally flawed.

The unusual position was revealed in a brief DOJ filed on Friday opposing Gilead’s request to have the justices take the case to consider what constitutes a material misrepresentation by companies submitting claims to the government for payment.

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