Diverse Atty Group Wins Lead Counsel In Elmiron MDL

By Lauren Berg (January 22, 2021, 10:21 PM EST) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Friday approved a diverse group of attorneys, a majority of whom are women, to serve as the plaintiff steering committee for consumers alleging that Johnson & Johnson's pharmaceutical unit concealed a side effect of bladder cyst medicine that results in serious eye damage.

In a 10-page order, U.S. District Judge Brian R. Martinotti appointed Virginia E. Anello of Douglas & London PC, Parvin Aminolroaya of Seeger Weiss LLP and Paul Pennock of Morgan & Morgan PA as the consumers' choice for lead counsel. The judge repeatedly asked for diversity in the representation because plaintiffs in...

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