Plaintiffs Ask JPML to Create Federal Docket for ParaGard IUD Actions
September 25, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Plaintiffs who allege injuries caused by the ParaGard T380A intrauterine birth control device have asked the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation to transfer the cases to a single federal docket for pretrial purposes.
In a Sept. 24 motion, the plaintiffs say there are at least 55 actions pending in 29 different judicial districts alleging similar wrongful conduct on the part of defendants which resulted in similar injuries. Given the scope of ParaGard sales, “it is likely that hundreds of other actions will be filed in jurisdictions throughout the United States,” plaintiffs maintain.
Plaintiffs seek transfer to …