Opioid Judge Withdraws After AbbVie Elevates His Atty Sister

By Jeff Overley (April 8, 2021, 11:06 PM EDT) -- Despite drugmaker warnings of "harmful and unwarranted" disruption, an Illinois magistrate judge withdrew Thursday from Chicago's bellwether case against drugmakers in multidistrict opioid litigation after the city flagged his sister's new role overseeing thousands of opioid cases for AbbVie Inc....

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