Bellwether Cases: "National Prescription Opiate Litigation"
United States District Court of Northern District of Ohio
Presiding Judge: Dan Aaron Polster
MDL 2804 “National Prescription Opiate Litigation”
Judge Polster identified three Ohio cases as Track One for trial:
The County of Summit, Ohio v. Purdue Pharma L.P.;
The County of Cuyahoga v. Purdue Pharma L.P.; and
City of Cleveland v. AmerisourceBergen Drug Corp.
Judge Polster identified two West Virginia cases as Track Two for trial:
The City of Huntington v. AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation et. al.
Cabell County Commission v. AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation et. al.
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