Mo. Federal Judge Remands GranuFlo Case to State Court; Denies Fresenius’ Motion to Stay



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ST. LOUIS — A Missouri federal judge has remanded a GranuFlo case against Fresenius USA, finding the fraudulent misjoinder doctrine does not apply because there may be a palpable connection between the plaintiffs' claims, as they all relate to similar drugs and injuries and the manufacturer’s knowledge of the risks.

On Jan. 9, Magistrate Judge Thomas C. Mummert III of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri denied Fresenius’ motion to stay the case pending possible transfer to the federal GranuFlo multidistrict litigation, noting that even if the case is conditionally transferred, that does not divest the …

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