California Federal Judge Again Finds No ‘Joint Trial’ Intent In State Lipitor Cases
(May 15, 2018, 11:03 AM EDT) -- SANTA ANA, Calif. — A California federal judge on May 10 remanded the cases of 4,321 Lipitor diabetes plaintiffs to state court, finding that nothing that was said or done by either the plaintiffs or California state judges in connection with a state coordinated Lipitor litigation meant that the plaintiffs intend to have a joint trial (In Re: Lipitor, No. 18-1725, C.D. California, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 80284).
(Opinion available. Document #28-180517-012Z.)
In 2014, 4,321 plaintiffs in 156 complaints sued Lipitor maker Pfizer Inc. in California...