Welcome to Critical MassLaw.com’s weekly briefing for class action and mass tort attorneys. Here’s what’s happening this week: The federal judge in the opioid MDL gave plaintiffs’ lawyers more time to recast their idea for a “negotiation class.” The State Street judge heard testimony—three days of it— about the plaintiffs’ $74.5M fee request. Find out who got appointed to lead these wildfire lawsuits after Quinn Emanuel got disqualified.

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Dan Polster, U.S. district judge of the District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.

Opioid Judge Gives Time to Tackle Class Critics

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