Lidoderm Plaintiffs Survive Class Certification in Pay-for-Delay Suit



Lisa Peterson wrote this bylined article describing how a California district court certified the purchaser and payer classes in pay-for-delay multidistrict antitrust litigation involving lidocaine patches. Ms. Peterson wrote the certification shows that “the complex and highly stratified nature of the pharmaceutical distribution chain may be insufficient to overcome the vast issues common to plaintiffs at the class certification stage.”