Judge Nixes Settlement Master In Seroquel Suit

Law360, New York (July 9, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A judge rejected a request by the plaintiff class suing AstraZeneca LP over the blockbuster anti-psychotic drug Seroquel to appoint as settlement master the man who negotiated the settlement in the Zyprexa case.

Judge David A. Baker of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida on July 6 ordered both sides to confer and either jointly or separately submit their recommendations for who should serve as project management special master by the end of the week.

“The duties of this special master will...
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