STORY FROM: Hip & Knee Implant Litigation
1st DePuy ASR Hip MDL Bellwether Trial Put Off Until June 3
April 19, 2013
TOLEDO, Ohio — Presiding Judge David A. Katz has rescheduled the first bellwether trial in the DePuy (NYSE: JNJ) ASR hip implant MDL from May 13 to Monday, June 3.
Judge Katz issued the new scheduling order April 19 in the case brought against DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. and Johnson & Johnson affiliates by Pennsylvania residents Faye Dorney-Madgitz and Harvey Madgitz.
The Madgitzes initially filed their action in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, but it was transferred to the MDL pending before Judge Katz in the Northern District of Ohio.
Judge Katz also noted that ...
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