In the short time -- a little over a year -- since New Jersey's federal district became the epicenter for multidistrict litigation over bone and tissue transplants from pilfered cadavers, the cases have grown from five to more than 500, with no end in sight. The plaintiffs are mostly transplant recipients, but do include some donors' relatives, who are suing Biomedical Tissue Service, the company that allegedly harvested the transplant products and several distributors that bought the products.
Bone and Marrow Transplant Suits' Docket: 500 and Still Climbing
New Jersey Law Journal
October 12, 2007