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Current Litigation


  • In Re: Fosamax Product Liability Litigation, (MDL No. 1789) (2006-Present) USDC for the Southern District of New York, Judge Keenan. Member: Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee.
  • In Re: Celexa/Lexapro Product Liability Litigation, (MDL 2067) (2009-Present) USDC for the District of Massachusetts, Judge Nathaniel M. Gorton.
  • In Re: Fosamax Femur Litigation, (MDL No. 2243) (2011–Present) USDC for the District of New Jersey, Judge Joel A. Pisano. Member: Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee.
  • In Re: Avandia Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation (MDL No. 1871) (2009- Present) USDC for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Judge Cynthia M. Rufe. Member: Co-Lead Counsel for Plaintiffs’ Third-Party Payors.
  • In Re: Effexor Antitrust Litigation (11-CV-05590) (2011-Present) USDC for the District of New Jersey, Judge Joel A. Pisano. Member: Executive Committee for Indirect Purchasers.
  • In Re: Nexium (Esomeprazole) Antitrust Litigation, (MDL No. 2409) (2012-Present), USDC for the District of Massachusetts, Judge William G. Young. Member: Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee for Indirect Purchasers.
  • In Re: Fresenius Granuflo/Naturallte Dialysate Products Liability Litigation, (MDL No. 2428 (2013-Present) USDC for the District of Massachusetts, Judge Douglas P. Woodlock. Member: Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee.
  • In Re: Suboxone (Buprenorphine Hydrochloride and Naloxone) Antitrust Litigation, (MDL No. 2445) (2013–Present), USDC for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Judge Mitchell S. Goldberg. Member: Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee for Indirect Purchasers.
  • In Re: Niaspan Antitrust Litigation, (MDL No. 2460) (2013-Present). USDC for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Judge Jan E. DuBois. Member: Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee for Indirect Purchasers.
  • In Re: Lidoderm Antitrust Litigation, (MDL No. 2521) (2014-Present). USDC for the Northern District of California, Judge William H. Orrick. Member: Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee for Indirect Purchasers.
  • In Re: Generic Pharmaceuticals Pricing Antitrust Litigation, (MDL No. 2724) (2017 – Present), USDC for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Judge Cynthia M. Rufe. Member Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee.

Settlements | Awards


  • In Re: Synthroid Marketing Litigation, (MDL No. 1182) (1997-2004) USDC for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, Judge Elaine E. Bucklo. Co-Lead Counsel for a class of third party-payors. Settlement: $45,000,000.00
  • In Re: Diet Drugs Litigation, (MDL No. 1203) (1997-2002) USDC for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Judge Lewis C. Bechtle. Co-Lead Counsel for a large group of individually represented third-party payors. Settlement: $35,000,000.00
  • In Re: Propulsid Litigation, (MDL No. 1355) (2000-Present) USDC for the Eastern District of Louisiana, Judge Eldon Fallon. Member: Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee. Settlement: $90,000,000.00
  • In Re: Rezulin Products Liability Litigation, (MDL No. 1348) (2000-2008) USDC for the Southern District of New York, Judge Lewis A. Kaplan. Mr. Dugan was appointed by the court as Liaison Counsel to a class of Health Benefit Providers. Settlement: $22,500,000.00
  • In Re: Industrial Life Insurance Litigation, (MDL No. 1371) (2000-2007) USDC for the Eastern District of Louisiana, Judge Martin L.C. Feldman, presiding. Member: Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee. Settlement: $50,000,000.00
  • In Re: Inter-Op Hip Prosthesis Product Liability Litigation, (MDL No. 1401) (2001-2008) USDC for the Northern District of Ohio, Eastern Division, Judge Kathleen O’Malley. Member: Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee. Settlement: $1,200,000,000.00
  • In Re: Baycol Products Liability Litigation, (MDL No. 1431) (2001-2007) USDC for the District of Minnesota, Judge Michael Davis. Member: Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee. Settlement: 1,000,000,000.00
  • In Re: Meridia Products Liability Litigation, (MDL No. 1481) (2002-2006) USDC for the Northern District of Ohio, Judge James S. Gwin. Member: Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee.
  • In Re: Serzone Products Liability Litigation, (MDL No. 1477) (2002-2007) USDC for the Southern District of West Virginia, Judge Joseph R. Goodwin. Member: Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee. Settlement: $90,000,000.00
  • In Re: Neurontin Marketing & Sales Practices Litigation, (MDL No. 1629) (2004-Present) USDC for the District of Massachusetts, Judge Patti B. Saris. Member: Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee. Settlement: $325,000,000.00
  • In Re: Vioxx Products Liability Litigation, (MDL No. 1657) (2005-Present) USDC for the Eastern District of Louisiana, Judge Fallon, Magistrate Judge Knowles. Member: Co-Chair Purchase Claims Committee. Settlement: $80,000,000.00
  • In Re: Zyprexa Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation, (MDL No. 1596) (2005-2013) USDC for the Eastern District of New York, Judge Weinstein and Magistrate Judge Chrein. Member: Co-Lead Counsel for the Purchase Claims. Settlement: $4,500,000.00
  • In Re: Bextra and Celebrex Marketing and Sales Practices and Products Liability Litigation, (MDL No. 1699) (2006-2010) USDC for the Northern District of California, Judge Breyer. Member: Purchase Claims Committee. Settlement: $89,000,000.00
  • In Re: Oxycontin Marketing and Sales Practices Litigation (2007-2009) USDC for the Southern District of New York, Judge Koel. Co-lead counsel for third-party payors. Settlement: $20,000,000.00
  • In Re: Vytorin Marketing, Sales Practice, and Products Liability, (MDL No. 1938) (2008-2010) USDC for the District of New Jersey, Judge Dennis M. Cavanaugh. Member: Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee. Settlement: $45,000,000.00
  • In Re: National Football Players’ Concussion Injury, (MDL No. 2323) (2012–Present), USDC for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Judge Anita Brody. Member: Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee. Settlement: Uncapped class action settlement pending court approval.
  • In Re: Skelaxin (Metaxalone) Antitrust Litigation, (MDL No. 2343) (2012-2014), USDC for the Eastern District of Tennessee, Judge Curtis L. Collier. Member: Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee for Indirect Purchasers. Settlement: $4,000,000.00
  • In Re: Pradaxa (Dabigatran Etexilate) Products Liability Litigation, (MDL No. 2385) (2012-Present), USDC for Southern District of Illinois, Judge David R. Herndon. Member: Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee. Settlement: $650,000,000.00
  • In Re: National Collegiate Athletic Association Student-Athlete Concussion Litigation, (MDL No. 2492) (2014–Present), USDC for the Northern District of Illinois, Judge John Z. Lee. Member: Plaintiffs’ Steering Committee. Pending $75,000,000.00 medical monitoring settlement pending court approval.
  • In Re: Prograf Antitrust Litigation, (MDL No. 2242) (2011-2016) USDC for District of Massachusetts, Judge Rya W. Zobel. Member: Co-Lead Counsel for Indirect Purchasers.