Zoloft MDL Judge Suspends Initial Trials Pending Ruling On Plaintiff’s New Experts
Mealey's (January 5, 2016, 2:15 PM EST) -- PHILADELPHIA — The Pennsylvania federal judge overseeing the Zoloft multidistrict litigation on Jan. 4 suspended deadlines for the initial trials on a motion by Pfizer Inc., which is seeking a clarification of the judge’s pretrial order excluding the plaintiffs’ sole general causation expert (In Re: Zoloft [Sertraline Hydrochloride] Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2342, No. 12-md-2342, E.D. Pa.).
(Zoloft suspension order available. Document #28-160107-016R.)
Judge Cynthia M. Rufe of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania in September set deadlines for the...