Hard Hit By Opioids, Tribes To Get Own Track Within MDL

Law360 (June 5, 2018, 8:59 PM EDT) -- Native American tribes are on their way to having their own track within the ever-growing multidistrict litigation over the opioid epidemic in Ohio federal court, according to an order Monday from the federal judge overseeing the case.

In an order reassigning work for those handling the MDL, U.S. District Judge Dan A. Polster said Cathy Yanni, one of three special masters in the litigation, will now be "working with the tribes to develop a case management order and a separate MDL track," among other duties.

The move comes after Judge Polster said at a May 10 hearing that tribes involved in...

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