JPML Sends 12 Solodyn Antitrust Suits To Mass.

Law360, New York (February 26, 2014, 5:27 PM EST) -- The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation on Tuesday agreed to consolidate in Massachusetts federal court a dozen proposed class actions accusing Medicis Pharmaceutical Corp. and other drugmakers of colluding to keep a generic version of the acne medication Solodyn off the market.

While the plaintiffs all agreed that consolidation was appropriate, they differed on the best location for the suits. In a brief order, the panel transferred the 12 cases to the courtroom of U.S. District Judge Denise J. Casper in Massachusetts.

Each of the...
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