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Sixth Circuit Strikes Down 'Negotiating Class' Created to Pursue Opioid Manufacturers

Andy Monserud
Courthouse News Service
09.24.2020

Courthouse News Service LogoPlunkett Cooney appellate attorney Mary Massaron successfully argued to the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit on Sept. 23 that the novel approach plaintiffs' counsel used to form a settlement class against opioid manufacturers fell outside the lines of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Click here for the full story.

To review the court's ruling in the opioid MDL, click here

To review Mary Massaron's amicus brief on behalf of the Lawyers for Civil Justice (LCJ), click here

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