Teva Prods High Court Amid Venue Fight In Painkiller Suit

Law360, New York (March 10, 2014, 7:33 PM EDT) -- In a petition delayed pending a full Ninth Circuit rehearing, Teva Pharmaceuticals Inc. has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to consider whether suits can be removed to federal court under the Class Action Fairness Act if the plaintiffs want to coordinate them before one judge but have not asked for a joint trial.

The pharmaceutical firm filed its petition for writ of certiorari after the Ninth Circuit agreed to an en banc rehearing of a decision by a three-judge panel to remand the case to state...
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