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JPML To Weigh Consolidation Of Darvocet Cases

Law360 (April 14, 2011, 3:23 PM EDT) -- A federal judicial panel on Monday gave plaintiffs in 18 separate actions involving the recalled painkillers Darvocet and Darvon one month to file arguments in support of consolidating the cases into a multidistrict litigation.

The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation issued a show cause order for plaintiffs in 10 states seeking centralization of cases alleging Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals Inc., Eli Lilly & Co. and others concealed the health risks about the drugs' active ingredient, propoxyphene.

Plaintiffs in Florida, Pennsylvania, Mississippi, Maryland, Ohio, Oklahoma, Illinois, Louisiana, New...
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