Yaz MDL Plaintiffs Balk At Schlicter Interim Counsel Bid

Law360, New York (October 13, 2009, 12:48 PM EDT) -- The majority of plaintiffs in a series of new liability lawsuits against Bayer Corp. over the birth control drugs Yaz and Yasmin are questioning a move by Schlichter Bogard & Denton LLP to be appointed interim liaison counsel in the growing multidistrict litigation.

Attorneys for 78 of the 97 plaintiffs in the case so far on Monday asked the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois not to rule on the St. Louis-based firm's motion, saying Schlichter's move is premature and that there is...
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