Drug Cos. Can't Block Damages In Opioid MDL Bellwethers
By Adam Lidgett (November 21, 2018, 5:37 PM EST) -- A federal judge has shot down a bid from drug companies that sought to block local Ohio governments with bellwether cases in multidistrict litigation over the opioid crisis from being able to recover damages at trial.
U.S. District Judge Dan Aaron Polster on Tuesday denied the drugmakers' early-November motion, which had accused Ohio cities and counties of disregarding an April case management order requiring the disclosure of prescriptions that the governments believe were medically unnecessary or medically inappropriate.
The brief order said the motion at issue was moot since it was the judge's understanding the governments have already responded to an...
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