Vioxx MDL Judge Won’t Get Involved With Attorney Fee Dispute
(September 11, 2015, 2:07 PM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana judge presiding over the Vioxx multidistrict litigation on Sept. 10 denied a motion by an attorney to have a special master decide if an attorney fee liaison attorney should remit fees he deducted from common benefit fees for objecting attorneys, saying that the liaison is no longer involved in the MDL and that the moving attorney lacks standing (In Re: Vioxx Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 1657, No. 05-md-1657, E.D. La.).