Abilify Compulsive Behavior MDL Created, Sent To Florida

Mealey's (October 4, 2016, 12:36 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPMDL) on Oct. 3 granted a rare joint plaintiff-defense motion to centralize 42 federal Abilify lawsuits in a multidistrict litigation in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of  Florida (In Re:  Abilify [Aripiprazole] Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2734, JPMDL).

(Order available.  Document #28-161006-015R.).

Plaintiffs and co-defendants Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. and Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. sought the MDL. 

The JPMDL said the cases involved common questions of fact and centralization will serve the convenience...
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