By Emily Field (December 16, 2020, 5:59 PM EST) -- The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation on Tuesday sent suits alleging Johnson & Johnson's pharmaceutical unit concealed a harmful side effect of bladder cyst medicine that results in serious eye damage to New Jersey federal court, where a judge has already taken steps to organize the litigation.
The JPML said that U.S. Judge Brian R. Martinotti is well-versed in the subtleties of complex, multidistrict litigation and that they're certain he'll set the litigation on a prudent course. A group of plaintiffs and J&J during a hearing held over teleconference earlier this month had argued that the suits should be assigned to...
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