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Where 5 Top MDLs Stand At The End Of 2017

Law360, New York (December 21, 2017, 4:28 PM EST) -- Multidistrict litigation dockets sizzled in 2017 with a spate of notable bellwether trials and a handful of attention-grabbing settlements, as well as centralization of litigation over some of the year’s biggest corporate scandals.

As 2017 draws to a close, Law360 gets you up to speed on five highly visible MDLs that are sure to make headlines in 2018.

Equifax Data Breach

The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation centralized litigation over the Equifax data breach on Dec. 6 in Georgia federal court. Equifax said hackers exposed the...
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Case Title

In Re FACEBOOK INTERNET TRACKING LITIGATION


Case Number

5:12-md-02314

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

Edward J. Davila

Date Filed

February 8, 2012


Case Title

In Re: Testosterone Replacement Therapy Products Liability Litigation


Case Number

1:14-cv-01748

Court

Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

367(Personal Injury: Health Care/Pharmaceutical Personal Injury Product Liability)

Judge

Honorable Matthew F. Kennelly

Date Filed

March 14, 2014


Case Title

IN RE: Takata Airbag Products Liability Litigation


Case Number

1:15-md-02599

Court

Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Motor Vehicle Prod. Liability

Judge

Federico A. Moreno

Date Filed

February 5, 2015


Case Title

JOHNSON & JOHNSON TALCUM POWDER PRODUCTS MARKETING, SALES PRACTICES, AND PRODUCTS LIABILITY LITIGATION


Case Number

3:16-md-02738

Court

New Jersey

Nature of Suit

Personal Injury: Health Care/Pharmaceutical Personal Injury Product Liability

Judge

Freda L. Wolfson

Date Filed

October 4, 2016


Case Title

IN RE: EQUIFAX, INC., Customer Date Security Breach Litigation


Case Number

1:17-md-02800

Court

Georgia Northern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

Judge

Thomas W. Thrash, Jr

Date Filed

December 6, 2017

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