March 3, 2018 – Diabetes drug lawsuits filed against the manufacturers of Byetta, Januvia and Victoza are moving forward. A federal court housing hundreds of pancreatic cancer claims recently adopted a new schedule that could allow for bellwether trials to begin in January of 2020. The parties have been directed to begin work on a bellwether trial protocol to be completed no later than December 14, 2018.
References: Battaglia, Anthony J. “Diabetes Drug Pancreatic Cancer Lawsuit Bellwether Trial Order.” RX Injury Help, www.rxinjuryhelp.com/wp-content/uploads/diabetes-drug-pancreatic-cancer-lawsuit-bellwether-trial-order.pdf.
“Byetta, Januvia and Victoza Lawsuit Head to Trial in 2020.” RX Injury Help, 28 Mar. 2018, www.rxinjuryhelp.com/news/2018/03/28/diabetes-drug-lawsuits-involving-byetta-januvia-and-victoza-move-forward-as-federal-court-adopts-new-bellwether-trial-schedule-for-pancreatic-cancer-claims/.