Xarelto MDL Judge Sets Criteria For 4 Bellwether Trials; He’ll Pick From Lists

(August 2, 2016, 1:33 PM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — The Louisiana federal judge overseeing the Xarelto multidistrict litigation on Aug. 1 set the criteria for four bellwether trials (In Re: Xarelto [Rivaroxaban] Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2592, No. 14-md-2592, E.D. La.).

(Case management order available. Document #28-160804-011R.)

U.S. Judge Eldon E. Fallon of the Eastern District of Louisiana said the parties were unable to resolve differences concerning how to select bellwether trial cases, so he decided on the criteria and directed the parties to list cases that are candidates for...
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