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2012-09-05 23:03:04

The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients with claims stemming from injuries and birth defects caused by the antidepressant Zoloft, is helping to publicize the status of the Zoloft Multidistrict Litigation pending in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 04, 2012 As of August 2012, there were approximately 152 cases in the Zoloft Multidistrict litigation pending in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of...

2012-02-09 19:40:00

The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation issued an order on Tuesday to consolidate three vaginal mesh multidistrict litigations (MDLs) into a single proceeding. The defective device cases involve claims filed against Boston Scientific, American Medical Systems and Johnson & Johnson´s Ethicon Inc. All of these lawsuits will now be centralized in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, Mikal C. Watts and Ryan L. Thompson of Watts Guerra Craft LLP...

2012-01-11 23:45:00

Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports that all Actos lawsuits pending in federal courts nationwide alleging that Actos use leads to bladder cancer have been consolidated into a multidistrict litigation. New York, New York (PRWEB) January 11, 2012 Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports that on December 29, 2011, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (“JPML”) ordered that all Actos lawsuits pending in federal courts nationwide be consolidated and centralized in the U.S. District...

2011-10-21 14:45:00

MDL panel ruling consolidates all class actions against DuPont as reported by Starr, Austen & Miller, LLP. Logansport, IN (PRWEB) October 21, 2011 Mario Massillamany of the Indiana law firm of Starr, Austen & Miller, LLP, announced the ruling by the Multidistrict Litigation Panel regarding the nationwide class action lawsuit against E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company ("DuPont"), charging that DuPont's herbicide Imprelis is allegedly causing widespread death among trees and other...

2011-05-11 00:00:27

The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients with claims stemming from the severe side effects of the drug Fosamax, is considering the likelihood of consolidation of federal lawsuits against manufacturer Merck for pretrial proceedings in light of recent opposition voiced by some plaintiffs. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 09, 2011 On March 23, 2011, Merck moved the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) to consolidate all federal Fosamax lawsuits into a single Multidistrict...

2011-05-04 00:00:28

The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients with claims stemming from the failures of defective hip replacement devices manufactured and sold by DePuy Orthopaedics, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, has learned that DePuy supports consolidation of federal Pinnacle lawsuits into a single Multidistrict Litigation, or "MDL," proceeding for purposes of pretrial discovery. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 02, 2011 One of the earliest plaintiffs to file suit against DePuy"”in the U.S....

2011-02-09 00:01:28

Petitions have been filed in several pending lawsuits requesting that all federal Darvon and Darvocet cases be consolidated in a single federal court. Both painkilling drugs were withdrawn from the market in November 2010 by Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals, Inc. following a request to do so by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Both drugs have been linked to serious heart rhythm problems. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) February 8, 2011 Petitions have been filed in several pending lawsuits...

2011-01-18 00:00:40

The Rottenstein Law Group, which represents clients with claims stemming from the recall of defective hip replacement devices manufactured and sold by DePuy Orthopaedics, has learned that an initial status conference in the consolidated multidistrict litigation against DePuy will be held on January 20, 2011, before United States District Judge David Katz. New York, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) January 17, 2011 By order dated December 16, 2010, Judge Katz of the United States District Court for the...

2006-08-10 16:48:08

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Seventeen lawsuits against U.S. telephone companies for allegedly unlawfully aiding a government spy program have been consolidated into a California federal court, said a ruling made public on Thursday. The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation sent the class-action lawsuits filed in 13 district courts across the country into the Northern District of California before Judge Vaughn Walker, who has already been hearing one of the cases....


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