Power Morcellator MDL Created, Limited To Ethicon-Branded Devices

(October 19, 2015, 9:01 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — A federal judicial panel on Oct. 15 centralized power morcellator lawsuits, but only those involving the Ethicon division of Johnson & Johnson and not those involving four other device manufacturers (In Re: Power Morcellator Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2652, JPMDL).

(Morcellator order available. Document #28-151029-001R.)

The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPMDL) transferred 28 cases to U.S. Judge Kathryn H. Vratil of the District of Kansas.

The multidistrict litigation was sought by plaintiffs in six cases. The motion was opposed by...
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