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Parties to NexGen MDL Ask Court to Decide Whether Tax Returns Discoverable
December 12, 2011
CHICAGO - Counsel representing plaintiffs and defendants in the Zimmer NexGen Knee Implant multidistrict litigation have submitted briefs supporting their differing views on whether plaintiffs claiming economic losses should be required to produce tax returns. In re: Zimmer NexGen Knee Implant Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2272 [Master Case No. 1:11-cv-05468] (N.D. Ill.).
Defendants note in a brief filed on Dec. 6 that while the parties have successfully negotiated agreements on nearly all issues associated with a proposed Plaintiff Fact Sheet, they differ on whether plaintiffs should be required to submit five years of tax returns along with their W-2 ...