Lawyers jockeying over where to consolidate federal litigation against hip-replacement device maker DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. seem to agree on only one thing: District Judge Susan Wigenton in Newark shouldn’t handle it.
The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation is preparing to consolidate 14 federal suits over DePuy hip implants recalled on Aug. 27. About 4,500 people are believed to have experienced premature failure of the devices.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]