Proposed Rule Could Impair MDL Flexibility, Harm Plaintiffs

By Christopher Seeger and Jennifer Scullion (February 12, 2024, 4:54 PM EST) -- Multidistrict litigation serves as a crucial mechanism in our legal system when tackling complex issues involving numerous parties. However, the introduction of the newly proposed Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 16.1 has ignited a contentious debate within the legal community....

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