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Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Goldberg on the Need for Early Vetting in MDLs

The Federal Rules Advisory Committee is considering a new rule of civil procedure to govern MDLs.  Several years ago, the Committee issued a report estimating that approximately 20%-30% of claims in MDLs are unsupportable.  Phil Goldberg, citing specific incidents, argues that the Committee needs to address early vetting of MDL claims in the new rule.  The piece (behind a paywall) is at

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