11th Circ. Won't Hear Venue Question In Denture MDL

Law360, New York (February 7, 2012, 9:48 PM EST) -- The survivors of a woman who allegedly died from zinc poisoning caused by Fixodent denture cream lost a bid Tuesday to have the Eleventh Circuit review whether a Missouri consumer protection law dictates that their wrongful death suit belongs in state court rather than Florida multidistrict litigation.

U.S. District Judge Cecilia M. Altonaga, who is presiding over the MDL, denied the survivors of Pamela Burke permission to appeal her earlier ruling that they had “fraudulently joined” the supermarket where she allegedly bought the cream as a...
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