Product Liability MDLs: The 'Secret Statistics'
If civil actions involving common questions of fact are pending in different federal district courts, then a party can ask the Panel to transfer all of the cases to a single court “for the convenience of parties and witnesses” and to “promote the just and efficient conduct of such actions.” 28 U.S.C. § 1407.
Two critical aspects of MDL practice are, however, less well known, and both merit brief comment:...
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