Welcome to Critical MassLaw.com’s weekly briefing for class action and mass tort attorneys. A federal judge overseeing 2,000 lawsuits over the opioid crisis has rejected some key defenses ahead of a high-profile trial next month. Johnson & Johnson has moved for judgment at the end of a trial against the state of California over its mesh devices. And who’s representing Google in a privacy class action involving medical records at the University of Chicago?

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Opioid Judge Rejects Causation Defense