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...