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Texas Creates MDL For Counties' Opioid Suits

Law360 (June 14, 2018, 6:21 PM EDT) -- The Texas Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has agreed to consolidate 16 cases brought by Texas counties alleging opioid makers and distributors including Purdue Pharma LP and McKesson Corp. made false and misleading statements about the drugs.

Finding the cases involve a “common nucleus of facts,” the panel on Wednesday granted a request from Purdue, McKesson and more than a dozen other companies to have a single pretrial judge oversee the 16 county cases and any tag-along cases that follow. Transferring them to a pretrial court...
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