Gilead Seeks To Nix Patients' Suit Over HIV Drug Toxicity

Law360 (July 11, 2019, 2:51 PM EDT) -- Gilead Sciences Inc. has urged a California federal judge to toss a suit from a group of patients accusing the company of hiding that its HIV drugs are toxic to users' kidneys and bones, saying not only do the case's claims fall short, but the court doesn't have jurisdiction to hear it.

The company on Wednesday moved to dismiss a consolidated complaint claiming Gilead hid that its tenofovir disoproxil fumarate-containing drugs are "unreasonably and unnecessarily unsafe" and that it had the less-toxic tenofovir alafenamide fumarate update ready but held off introducing it. Gilead said that the suit's claim that it should...

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California Northern

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Personal Injury: Health Care/Pharmaceutical Personal Injury Product Liability


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November 16, 2018

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