Lilly Escapes Dozens Of Darvocet, Darvon MDL Suits

Law360, New York (April 5, 2012, 8:42 PM EDT) -- Plaintiffs in 33 suits dropped claims against Eli Lilly & Co. on Thursday in multidistrict litigation in Kentucky over injuries tied to painkillers Darvocet, Darvon and their generic equivalents, after Lilly contended they failed to allege the drug they used was sold or made by the company.

The plaintiffs agreed to dismiss all their claims against Lilly and fellow defendant Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals Inc. The stipulation came the week after Lilly moved for judgment on the pleadings as to the plaintiffs in the 33 suits, all of...
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Case Information

Case Title

In Re: Darvocet, Darvon and Propoxyphene Products Liability Litigation MDL 2226

Case Number



Kentucky Eastern

Nature of Suit

Tort Product Liability


Danny C. Reeves

Date Filed

August 16, 2011

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