104 Lipitor MDL Plaintiffs Dismissed For Noncompliance With Discovery Orders

Mealey's (April 5, 2016, 7:41 AM EDT) -- CHARLESTON, S.C. — The South Carolina federal judge overseeing the Lipitor/diabetes multidistrict litigation on March 30 dismissed 104 plaintiffs for failing to submit completed plaintiff fact sheets or medical record releases (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 #28-160407-026R.)

U.S. Judge Richard Mark Gergel of the District of South Carolina dismissed with prejudice the claims of 80 plaintiffs and dismissed the claims of 24 others without prejudice....
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