Bloomberg Law
Nov. 23, 2020, 9:09 PM

Mallinckrodt Gets Court Approval to Pause Acthar Gel Lawsuit

Jeremy Hill
Jeremy Hill
Bloomberg News

Mallinckrodt Plc. won permission from its bankruptcy judge to pause a lawsuit regarding the drug maker’s Acthar gel, over a request from plaintiffs who wanted to press on with their claims against co-defendants.

  • U.S. Bankruptcy Judge John Dorsey ruled on Monday that the suit should be paused, like the thousands of other actions pending against Mallinckrodt, in part because letting it go forward could jeopardize the drug maker’s restructuring
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  • Mallinckrodt had argued that letting the suit proceed may incentivize other parties that have already signed on to its restructuring deal to ...