Power morcellator plaintiff lawyers seek Multidistrict Litigation
Posted on Thursday, July 9th, 2015 at 10:39 am by Williams Hart | Updated: Thursday, March 7th, 2019 at 5:07 pm
Lawyers of plaintiffs that filed cases against Johnson & Johnson over allegations that its power morcellator device has caused them uterine cancer are seeking to consolidate similar suits across the country in Multidistrict Litigation (MDL), Reuters reported on June 22.
Attorneys of six complainants filed a request to the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation to consolidate at least 22 claims pending in 16 different states across the country. Plaintiff lawyers hope that the cases will go before U.S. District Judge Kathryn Vratil in Kansas. During an MDL, affected parties can choose representative cases in bellwether hearings, which could significantly influence the outcomes of the lawsuits.
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