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Breast Implant Plaintiff Opposes Proposed Location for MDL Docket; JPML Hears Arguments
December 5, 2019
WASHINGTON, D.C. –– A plaintiff with claims pending against Allergan for its Biocell textured breast implants has opposed the suggested location of the proposed multidistrict litigation docket, arguing instead that the Southern District of Florida is the “best venue choice, because its docket conditions are much more favorable than those of the other districts under consideration.”
The response in partial opposition was filed on Nov. 22 with the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation. The panel heard arguments relating to the creation of a MDL docket for the litigation on Dec. 5.
In the recent partial opposition, the plaintiffs ...