Push­ing back against Eli Lil­ly mo­tion, fed­er­al judge sends years-long whistle­blow­er case to tri­al

In the lat­est de­vel­op­ment of a years-long le­gal saga, Eli Lil­ly is go­ing to tri­al.

Dis­trict Court Judge Har­ry Leinen­we­ber signed an or­der deny­ing Eli Lil­ly’s mo­tion to dis­miss a court case from whistle­blow­er Ronald Streck on be­half of the fed­er­al gov­ern­ment.

The case, orig­i­nal­ly filed in the US Dis­trict Court for North­ern Illi­nois, will now go be­fore a ju­ry, which will have to de­cide whether Lil­ly’s ac­tions were in­ten­tion­al and if the Big Phar­ma caused the gov­ern­ment and cer­tain state Med­ic­aid agen­cies to lose mon­ey.

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