Multidistrict Litigation - Module 3 of 5
Multidistrict litigation or MDL cases make up how much of the federal courts’ caseload?
What are the common issues of fact in most MDL cases?
In an MDL proceeding, a number of cases are consolidated into one action. This means that:
When and if MDL cases are ready for trial, what procedure is followed?
The Judicial Panel for Multidistrict Litigation may initiate a MDL proceeding:
In order to create an MDL, one finding the Judicial Panel for Multidistrict must make is what?
What is a “tag-along” action, as defined by the Rules of the Judicial Panel of Multidistrict Litigation?
What is the Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee?
What is the minimum number of cases that can be joined in an MDL?
What might happen if a plaintiff fails to complete a Plaintiff’s Fact Sheet in a timely and complete way?