JPML Consolidates 'Fight Of The Century' MDL In California

Law360, New York (August 14, 2015, 5:39 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation on Friday said it will consolidate 10 suits claiming promoters lied about Manny Pacquiao’s shoulder injury prior to his “Fight of the Century” with Floyd Mayweather Jr., ruling that the actions all involve common questions of fact and that centralization will make the litigation more convenient and efficient for the parties involved.

In its order, the panel transferred eight of the cases to California’s central district, the venue where two of the suits are currently pending and the district in which Pacquiao was allegedly training when he injured his shoulder a month before the...

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