STORY FROM: MDL Mass Tort & Class Action Monitor
JPML Creates Federal Docket for Fairlife Milk Animal Cruelty Actions
October 7, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. — A federal panel has transferred all Fairlife milk products actions to an Illinois federal court for coordinated pretrial proceedings, agreeing with the parties that the actions involve common questions of fact arising from allegations of animal cruelty.
In an Oct. 2 order, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation assigned the MDL docket to Judge Robert M. Dow Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.
“The litigation consists of four putative class actions, two of which are pending in the Northern District of Illinois and one each in the Northern District of ...