Tribes Can't Have Opioid Suits Sent To State Court From MDL
Law360 (September 5, 2018, 7:18 PM EDT) -- An Ohio federal judge rejected bids Tuesday by two tribes to remand to state court their suits against McKesson Corp. and other companies over the opioid crisis, ruling that the claims belong in federal court because McKesson was subject to federal control under a government contract when it allegedly allowed the drugs to be diverted.
The Cherokee Nation and the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians had each sought to have their suits against various drugmakers, distributors and pharmacies returned to Oklahoma and Wisconsin state court, respectively, saying there wasn't a close enough connection between their claims and...
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