JPML Urged To Ship 28 Cymbalta Suits To California

Law360, New York (August 18, 2014, 5:51 PM EDT) -- Plaintiffs in 28 lawsuits who claim Eli Lilly & Co. misled them about the negative withdrawal effects they would suffer when they stopped taking antidepressant Cymbalta, including “brain zaps” and other debilitating health problems, urged the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation on Friday to centralize their suits in California.

The product liability suits were filed in states across the country, including Maryland, Georgia, Louisiana, Florida and Pennsylvania, though 10 of the 28 were filed in California alone — seven of which were filed in the...
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