More Plaintiffs Dumped From Bextra Litigation

Law360, New York (August 8, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The numbers continued to drop in the multidistrict Bextra and Celebrex product liability litigation, as the judge overseeing the massive case dismissed five plaintiffs on Tuesday for failure to prosecute their claims.

In recent weeks, Judge Charles R. Breyer of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California has been systematically going through plaintiffs’ claims and dismissing them, one after another.

Of the five plaintiffs dismissed Tuesday, four did not respond to the court’s request to show cause by the Aug. 3 deadline. The...
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