Over 100 Painkiller Suits Moved to Federal Court

Oct 27, 2011

More than 100 lawsuits filed by people from throughout the country — who claim they or their loved ones have been hurt by the pain relievers Darvon and Darvocet and other drugs containing propoxyphene — have poured into the U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Kentucky since August. That's because U.S. District Judge Danny Reeves, who holds court in Covington, has been selected by a federal panel to refine the issues and streamline pretrial proceedings.