6 Anheuser-Busch Watered-Down Beer Suits Grouped In MDL

Law360, Chicago (June 11, 2013, 3:09 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation on Monday centralized in Ohio six putative class actions accusing Anheuser-Busch Cos. LLC of deliberately overstating the alcohol content of its beers by watering them down, overriding the malt beverage giant's objections.

The panel sent the litigation to the Northern District of Ohio to be handled by U.S. District Judge Donald C. Nugent, who is already presiding over one of the suits at issue. The five other suits have been pending in California, Colorado, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Texas...
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