Ohio County, City Oppose Interlocutory Appeal In Opioid MDL Litigation

(November 13, 2018, 10:17 AM EST) -- CLEVELAND — Two Ohio municipalities on Nov. 9 opposed a motion by three opioid distributor defendants for interlocutory appeal of the issue of liability under the Ohio Products Liability Act (OPLA), saying that a federal magistrate judge in the MDL and an Ohio state court judge have already ruled on the issue and that an appeal would disrupt the federal case management timetable (In Re:  National Prescription Opiate Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2804, No. 17-md-2804, N.D. Ohio, Eastern Div.)....

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