Lipitor MDL Plaintiffs Get Last Chance To Say If They Don’t Need Experts

(August 25, 2016, 9:37 AM EDT) -- CHARLESTON, S.C. — The South Carolina federal judge overseeing the Lipitor diabetes multidistrict litigation on Aug. 23 gave any plaintiff 60 days to state if they think their case can survive summary judgment without causation expert testimony (In Re: Lipitor [Atorvastatin Calcium] Marketing, Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2502, No. 14-mn-2502, D. S.C., Charleston Div.).

(Order available. Document #28-160901-006R.)

Judge Richard Mark Gergle of the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina said that out of an abundance of caution,...
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