Monday, June 19, 2006
The JPML has issued [PDF] its schedule for the July 27 hearing in Chicago; as usual, some interesting items.
The panel will hear argument on consolidation of the McDonald's french fry litigation (see this entry on the subject). This is not obesity litigation; it's the presence of gluten or wheat in french fries. If you want to see a complaint from the underlying litigation: Download McGluten.pdf
[PDF]. At least that complaint does allege injury:
The Bausch & Lomb products litigation is also on the docket, as is Fosamax and Actonel.