Opioid MDL 'Negotiation Class' Gets Bombarded At 6th Circ.
Law360 (February 7, 2020, 9:51 PM EST) -- Drug distributors and cities fired away Friday at a “negotiation class” intended to help resolve the multidistrict opioid litigation, telling the Sixth Circuit that the unprecedented approach flouts class action procedures and is tainted by attorney conflicts of interest.
In a pair of opening briefs, major pharmaceutical sellers and a group of six Ohio cities asked the appeals court to erase a district judge’s September certification of the negotiation class, which could unite the nation’s roughly 30,000 local governments in hopes of striking legal settlements with drug companies accused of fueling the opioid crisis.
Both of the briefs expanded on arguments...
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