In re: McKinsey & Co., Inc. National Prescription Opiate Consultant Litigation


(N.D. Cal., filed December 30, 2021): Urging the court to dismiss complaints filed by political subdivisions of States that have already resolved the same claims against the same defendant in a global settlement. Arguing that the municipality complaints undermine the state’s sovereign role in protecting the interests of their residents and are precluded by res judicata and by the states’ releases. Also arguing that municipality litigation imperils global settlements and dilutes recovery in public-harm cases.

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