A federal judicial panel has ordered nearly 180 government lawsuits filed against opioid manufacturers and distributors to be transferred to a judge in Ohio.
Despite the fact that a federal judge has frozen Obama’s un-Constitutional amnesty program as a lawsuit is heard, a Senate panel has found that the federal government has given nearly
A federal judge in Ohio will oversee at least 189 of the cases filed by local governments against companies that make or distribute prescription opioids.
Plaintiffs suing drugmakers and distributors in dozens of cases tied to the opioid crisis are seeking to have the lawsuits consolidated and overseen by one federal judge in Ohio. The … Click to Continue »
This case is from the non-Reed Smith side of the blog only. Today’s case is a simple and straightforward message to plaintiffs – you can’t use §1404 transfers to create an MDL after the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (“J...