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Two federal opioid lawsuits go back to Oklahoma, California


February 9, 2020

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A federal judicial panel is sending two federal opioid lawsuits back to federal courts in Oklahoma and California where they were initially filed in an effort to streamline the cases that are among nearly 2,700 now pending in federal court in Ohio.

The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation accepted a November recommendation from U.S. District Judge Dan Polster in Cleveland and last week returned the lawsuits by the Oklahoma-based Cherokee Nation and the City and County of San Francisco to federal courts in the Eastern District of Oklahoma and the Northern Distric...

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