Essure MDL Motion Dropped After District Court Consolidates Cases

(August 16, 2016, 11:32 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPMDL) on Aug. 12 allowed plaintiffs to withdraw their motion to centralize Essure birth control device federal lawsuits and vacated a Sept. 29 hearing on the motion (In Re: Essure Birth Control Device Product Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2739, JPMDL).

On Aug. 11, 23 plaintiffs moved to withdraw their motion for a multidistrict litigation, saying that U.S. Judge Petrese B. Tucker of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania consolidated 18 Essure cases pending in the District Court....
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