JPML Ships 5 Fen-Phen Suits Against Wyeth, Pfizer To Pa. MDL

Law360, New York (September 28, 2012, 3:00 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation on Thursday transferred five class actions alleging Wyeth LLC’s fen-phen diet drugs caused fatal lung disease into a Pennsylvania MDL over the objections of the plaintiffs, citing the record of swift resolution in that court.

Plaintiffs in the five actions — four in Delaware district court and one in the northern district of California — moved to vacate conditional transfer orders from the panel shipping their suits to Pennsylvania, arguing that pretrial proceedings in the Pennsylvania MDL had already...
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Case Title

Mitchell et al v. Pfizer, Inc. et al


Case Number

3:12-cv-03499

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Personal Injury: Health Care/Pharmaceutical Personal Injury Product Liability

Judge

Susan Illston

Date Filed

July 5, 2012


Case Title

Munchel v. Wyeth LLC et al


Case Number

1:12-cv-00906

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

Leonard P. Stark

Date Filed

July 16, 2012


Case Title

Granillo v. Wyeth LLC et al


Case Number

1:12-cv-00907

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

Leonard P. Stark

Date Filed

July 16, 2012


Case Title

McNutt v. Wyeth LLC et al


Case Number

1:12-cv-00908

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

Leonard P. Stark

Date Filed

July 16, 2012


Case Title

Appelbee v. Wyeth LLC et al


Case Number

1:12-cv-00909

Court

Delaware

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

Leonard P. Stark

Date Filed

July 16, 2012

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