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Fleet Phospho-soda kidney damage lawsuits consolidated, settled in MDL

Judge Dan Polster of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Ohio recently issued a settlement order consolidating Fleet Phospho-soda laxative litigation. The order is Oral Sodium Phosphate Solution (OSPS) MDL 2066. The settlement will resolve most cases involving injuries caused by Fleet Phospho-soda. The transfer order, filed June 23, 2009, consolidated 38 actions under Section 1407 in the Northern District of Ohio. The MDL was  assigned to the Honorable Ann Aldrich for coordinated or consolidated pretrial proceedings. According to the order, the Panel on Multidistrict Litigation determined all actions included in the suit share factual questions ... Read More