Discrimination Suit Brought By “John Doe” HIV-Positive Plaintiffs May Proceed, A San Francisco Federal Court Ruled Friday

Late Friday a federal court in San Francisco allowed a case against subsidiaries of CVS Health Corporation brought by HIV-positive “John Doe” plaintiffs to proceed, denying CVS’s motion to dismiss the case.

Groups Commend CVS’s Withdrawal of U.S. Supreme Court Challenge To HIV Rights

Los Angeles, CA -- CVS Health Corporation’s dismissal today of an appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court of a health care civil rights lawsuit involving the rights of numerous HIV-positive “John Does” should be commended, according to consumer groups and a law firm representing the plaintiffs.  The plaintiffs allege that CVS’s prescription drug program for obtaining HIV medications put their lives at risk.