In re: Juul Labs, Inc. Marketing, Sales Practices & Products Liability Litigation


Due to the level of interest in this case, this web page has been created to notify attorneys, journalists and interested members of the public of important news and information about access to proceedings and to case information.

General Court Information:

About This Case

On October 2, 2019, the United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation issued an order under 28 U.S.C. § 1407 transferring cases to the Northern District of California for coordinated or consolidated pretrial proceedings before Judge William H. Orrick.

The actions in this MDL involve allegations that Juul Labs, Inc. (JLI) has marketed its JUUL nicotine delivery products in a manner designed to attract minors, that JLI’s marketing misrepresents or omits that JUUL products are more potent and addictive than cigarettes, that JUUL products are defective and unreasonably dangerous due to their attractiveness to minors, and that JLI promotes nicotine addiction. The actions include putative class actions, actions on behalf of school districts and other governmental entities, and individual personal injury cases.

Certain pretrial orders are available for download without charge below. All other documents may be viewed/downloaded via the PACER system. To sign up for email alerts when a new document is filed, you may open an account with this Court’s ECF system, then sign up for notices of electronic filing.

Upcoming Proceedings & Deadlines:
Date & TimeProceeding or DeadlineCourtroom (if applicable)
December 9, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.Telephonic Case Management Conference
January 6, 2020 at 3:00 p.m.Telephonic Case Management Conference