JPML Ships Loestrin Pay-For-Delay Suits To Rhode Island

Law360, New York (October 3, 2013, 7:10 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation on Wednesday selected Rhode Island for the centralization of six nationwide class actions accusing pharmaceutical company Warner Chilcott PLC of illegally muscling generic competitors for its oral contraceptive Loestrin out of the market.

The panel ordered that four ongoing Pennsylvania suits be combined with two cases pending in the U. S. District Court for the District of Rhode Island, noting that the venue has the support of plaintiffs and defendants and the cases currently before the court there, include...
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UNITED FOOD AND COMMERCIAL WORKERS LOCAL 1776 & PARTICIPATING EMPLOYERS HEALTH AND WELFARE FUND v. WARNER CHILCOTT (US), LLC et al


Case Number

2:13-cv-01807

Court

Pennsylvania Eastern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Anti-Trust

Judge

CYNTHIA M. RUFE

Date Filed

April 5, 2013


Case Title

NEW YORK HOTEL TRADES COUNCIL & HOTEL ASSOC. OF NEW YORK CITY, INC. et al v. WARNER CHILCOTT PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY et al


Case Number

2:13-cv-02000

Court

Pennsylvania Eastern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Anti-Trust

Judge

CYNTHIA M. RUFE

Date Filed

April 15, 2013


Case Title

FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE, FORT LAUDERDALE LODGE 31, INSURANCE TRUST FUND v. WARNER CHILCOTT PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY et al


Case Number

2:13-cv-02014

Court

Pennsylvania Eastern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Anti-Trust

Judge

CYNTHIA M. RUFE

Date Filed

April 16, 2013


Case Title

City of Providence v. Warner Chilcott Publict Limited Company


Case Number

1:13-cv-00307

Court

Rhode Island

Nature of Suit

Anti-Trust

Judge

William E. Smith (2)

Date Filed

May 2, 2013


Case Title

American Sales Company, LLC v. Warner Chilcott Public Limited Company et al


Case Number

1:13-cv-00347

Court

Rhode Island

Nature of Suit

Anti-Trust

Judge

William E. Smith

Date Filed

May 14, 2013


Case Title

ELECTRICAL WORKERS 242 AND 294 HEALTH & WELFARE FUND v. WARNER CHILCOTT PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY et al


Case Number

2:13-cv-02862

Court

Pennsylvania Eastern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutes: Anti-Trust

Judge

CYNTHIA M. RUFE

Date Filed

May 23, 2013

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