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'Copycats' Can't Push Zetia Antitrust MDL To NY, Panel Told

Law360, Chicago (May 31, 2018, 7:58 PM EDT) -- The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation on Thursday questioned the motives of attorneys requesting the centralization of suits claiming Merck & Co. Inc. conspired with a generics maker to stifle competition for its drug Zetia, with one panel judge asking whether the real fight was over the appointment of lead counsel.

At the panel’s hearing in Chicago, judges pressed an attorney for the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers Health and Welfare Fund to respond to allegations from other plaintiffs that the group pushing for an MDL in...
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IN RE: Zetia (Ezetimibe) Antitrust Litigation


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2836

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Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation

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Rebecca Beach Smith

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February 28, 2018

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