Sanofi and whistleblower settle 19-year battle with FCA against cancer

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By Dorothy Atkins (Nov 8, 2021, 8:58 p.m. EST) – A whistleblower voluntarily dropped his 19-year False Claims Act lawsuit, alleging drugmaker Sanofi US Services Inc. deceptively promoted uses non-compliant for his cancer drug treatment, after the parties reached a confidential settlement less than three months before the trial began.

In a two-page notice on Friday, Sanofi and former sales representative Yoash Gohil informed U.S. District Judge Anita B. Brody of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania that Gohil has agreed to voluntarily dismiss its remaining FCA claims against the maker of medication, as well as his claims for attorney. fees and costs.

The dismissal has been occurring for decades in a dispute, which had …

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