JONES DAY PRESENTS®: The Mechanics of Multidistrict Litigation: Streamlining Complex Cases

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Increasingly, to try cases that involve multiple plaintiffs across various jurisdictions more efficiently, a judicial panel will create a multidistrict litigation (MDL). Jones Day partners Bridget O'Connor and Billy Laxton discuss some of the distinguishing factors of an MDL such as how common cases are combined for discovery but remain separate for trial.

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