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Opioid judge doesn't want media to know details of settlement talks

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Legal Newsline

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - The judge overseeing multidistrict litigation against opioid manufacturers and distributors has named the teams of lawyers who will try to negotiate a settlement of hundreds of federal lawsuits - a complex task given parallel investigations and litigation by state attorneys general and potentially conflicting goals of private attorneys and their government counterparts.

Usual Suspects: Lawyers used to getting their way in MDL process to lead opioid litigation

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CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - There will be a lot of familiar faces in U.S. District Judge Dan Polster’s courtroom in Cleveland on Jan. 31, when lawyers gather for a hearing on multidistrict litigation against the nation’s opioid manufacturers and distributors.

Man claims faulty airbag made by Takata in his Honda caused severe injuries

A Perry County man is suing Takata Corporation, TK Holdings Inc., Honda Motor Co. Ltd., Honda R & D Co. Ltd., American Honda Motor Co. Inc. and Honda of America Mfg. Inc., citing insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries, liability, negligence and product liability for an alleged design defect affecting an airbag made by Takata.

Man sues New York Life Insurance, others alleging breach of contract

PHILADEPHIA – A Dresher man is suing his insurance provider alleging a failure to provide disability coverage.