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78 Federal Fluoroquinolone Nerve Damage Suits Sent To Judge Tunheim In Minnesota

(August 18, 2015, 1:36 PM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — About 78 federal lawsuits alleging peripheral neuropathy from fluoroquinolone antibiotics were centralized Aug. 17 before Chief U.S. Judge John R. Tunheim of the District of Minnesota (In Re: Fluoroquinolone Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2642, JPMDL; No. 15-md-2642, D. Minn.).

(Fluoroquinolone MDL order available. Document #28-150820-006R.)

Plaintiffs in eight federal district court cases asked the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPMDL) to centralize cases alleging that fluoroquinolones cause or substantially contribute to the development of irreversible peripheral neuropathy and that manufacturers failed...
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