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Opioid judge doesn't want media to know details of settlement talks

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Legal Newsline

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - The judge overseeing multidistrict litigation against opioid manufacturers and distributors has named the teams of lawyers who will try to negotiate a settlement of hundreds of federal lawsuits - a complex task given parallel investigations and litigation by state attorneys general and potentially conflicting goals of private attorneys and their government counterparts.

Usual Suspects: Lawyers used to getting their way in MDL process to lead opioid litigation

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Legal Newsline

CLEVELAND (Legal Newsline) - There will be a lot of familiar faces in U.S. District Judge Dan Polster’s courtroom in Cleveland on Jan. 31, when lawyers gather for a hearing on multidistrict litigation against the nation’s opioid manufacturers and distributors.

No end in sight for Florida-Georgia water feud

WASHINGTON – Just follow the money and you'll understand why the states of Georgia and Florida are going back to court to continue their 27-year battle over water rights.

Florida woman accuses Fox Collection Center of violating Fair Debt Collection Act

MIAMI – A Santa Rosa County woman is suing Fox Collection Center, claiming they deceived her by insisting she defend an unpaid debt case in person in Tennessee after the statute of limitations had already passed.