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Multi-District Litigation

May 1, 2015 · FLEMING | NOLEN | JEZ, L.L.P.

One of the growing trends over recent years is that of Multidistrict Litigation (MDL). Essentially, what that means is that when civil cases with common factual issues are filed in different federal district courts, those cases can be consolidated in one district court for the purpose of conducting pretrial proceedings. The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML) evaluates these cases…
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