Consumers Push For Class Status In Digitek MDL

Law360, New York (January 22, 2010, 1:50 PM EST) -- Consumer plaintiffs in the multidistrict product liability litigation over heart medication Digitek are seeking to certify a class for economic losses, claiming that without certification millions of consumers will be left with no remedy for harm they suffered in the wake of the drug's recall.

In a filing Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia, the plaintiffs in six actions seeking certification of consumer classes argued that the litigation was ideally suited for class action treatment and that the core...
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