Rite Aid, CVS File New HIV Drug Price Complaint

Law360, New York (August 14, 2009, 2:44 PM EDT) -- Rite Aid Corp., CVS Pharmacy Inc. and several other pharmacy chains have filed a second amended complaint in their antitrust action against Abbott Laboratories alleging the drugmaker illegally jacked up the prices of its market-dominating HIV medications, following an appeals court ruling that a similar class action against Abbott failed to state a valid claim in light of recent case law.

The second amended complaint, filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, incorporates a new argument based on the U.S....
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