Actos MDL Judge Tells JPMDL To Stop Transferring New Cases, Citing Settlement
(March 22, 2017, 9:13 AM EDT) -- LAFAYETTE, La. — A Louisiana federal judge on March 14 recommended that a judicial panel transfer no new cases into the Actos multidistrict litigation, a docket once home to 5,185 cases and one that generated a $9 billion verdict in its first bellwether trial (In Re: Actos [Pioglitazone] Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2299, No. 11-md-2299, W.D. La., Lafayette Div.).
(Suggestion available. Document #28-170406-004R.)
U.S. Judge Rebecca F. Doherty of the Western District of Louisiana issued a suggestion to the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation...