Ortho Evra Plaintiffs Agree on Consolidation, Disagree on Venue

  • Lilly's Motion
  • Ohio Respondents' Response
  • Reardon, Higgins, Wahlig, Coleman and Brown Response
  • Zelin, Ramirez and Roinestad Response

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Ortho Evra plaintiffs agree their cases should be consolidated, but are urging the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation to transfer the cases to four different federal courts in New Jersey, New York and Ohio. In Re Johnson & Johnson, et al., and Ortho Evra Litigation. No. n/a. (JPML); In re Ortho Evra Products Liability Litigation. MDL No. 1742 (JPML).

Lydia M. Lilly (No. 2:05-cv-04313 [D. N.J.]) moved on Nov. 21 to transfer and consolidate to the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey thirteen pending Ortho Evra (norelgestromin/ethinyl estradiol transdermal system) cases in New Jersey, …


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