Taxotere: – MDL No. 2740: in Re Taxotere (Docetaxel) Products Liability Litigation was created on October 4, 2016, under Judge Kurt D. Engelhardt in the Eastern District of Louisiana; the bellwether trial dates are set for January 28, 2019; April 8, 2019; July 15, 2019; and November 4, 2019. There are 7,500 cases filed under this MDL as per the 26th January Joint Status Report submitted by both the parties. The Plaintiffs of the currently pending cases were ordered to produce product information as per the Case Management Report dated 12th January, to be submitted within a period of 15 days from the Order entry date. The rest of the Plaintiffs will have 30 days in hand once a Short Form Complaint has been filed by them with the Court.
A permanent alopecia lawsuit was filed against Sanofi over its chemotherapy drug’s side effects by a Pennsylvania woman in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana. Allegations included including failure to warn, negligence, fraudulent misrepresentation and concealment, and several others.