In Surprise Move, Panel Stops Adding Cases To Opioid MDL

By Jeff Overley (April 9, 2022, 5:46 PM EDT) -- The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation unexpectedly ruled late Friday that a huge and historic MDL for opioid crisis lawsuits against pharmaceutical companies has accomplished key objectives and doesn't offer enough remaining upsides to warrant the addition of future cases....

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