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Zimmer Asks for Protective Order for Swiss Documents Sought by Durom Cup Plaintiffs

NEWARK, N.J. - Zimmer defendants in the Durom Cup MDL have asked a federal magistrate judge to postpone a scheduled discovery conference and allow them to file a motion for a protective order for Swiss corporate documents sought by plaintiffs. In re: Zimmer Durom Hip Cup Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2158; Master Docket No. 09-4414] (D. N.J.).

The requests were included in a Dec. 13 letter to Magistrate Judge Madeline C. Arleo, who is assigned to the coordinated proceedings pending in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

Defendants maintain that Swiss legal issues prevent the ...

Associated Documents
Zimmer Letter Request
Plaintiffs' Letter Brief

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