STORY FROM: MDL Mass Tort & Class Action Monitor
JPML Denies Motion to Centralize Prevagen Deceptive Marketing Actions
April 3, 2020
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has denied a motion to centralize pretrial proceedings in actions accusing the makers of Prevagen of deceptively marketing the dietary supplement as improving memory and providing other cognitive benefits.
In a March 30 order, the panel explained that there are only five pending actions and no potential tag-along actions, and most of the cases “are in a fairly advanced procedural posture.”
The panel noted that this is the second time defendants in the actions — Quincy Bioscience Holding Company Inc., Quincy Bioscience LLC, Prevagen Inc., Quincy Bioscience Manufacturing,LLC, Mark Underwood and ...