JPML Asked to Consolidate, Transfer Darvocet/Darvon Suits

  • Complaint
  • JPML Motion

NEW YORK - A woman who claims the painkiller Darvocet caused her to sustain various cardiovascular injuries has asked the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation to transfer and consolidate all Darvocet/Darvon actions to Judge Jack B. Weinstein of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Esposito v. Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals Inc., No. 10-5737 (E.D. N.Y.).

In a Dec. 15 motion, Kristen Esposito claims that the requirements for transfer under 28 U.S.C. Section 1407 are satisfied because the two related actions, Gallagher v. Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals Inc. (No. 10-4455, E.D. La.) and Babineaux v. Xanodyne Pharmaceuticals Inc. (No. 10-1836, …


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