STORY FROM: Hip & Knee Implant Litigation

Calif. Court Grants Motion for Preferential Trial Setting, Remand in DePuy ASR Hip Action

SAN FRANCISCO –– A California court overseeing the state’s coordinated docket for DePuy ASR hip implant claims has granted a motion to remand and a motion for a preferential trial setting, concluding that “trial preference is necessary to prevent prejudicing plaintiff’s interest in the litigation.”

In two separate orders entered Oct. 14 of the California Superior Court for San Francisco County ordered that the matter be set for trial no more than 120 days from the date of the order.

Plaintiff William Lansbury, 85, asserted the claims after his surgeon implanted him with the DePuy ASR hip device. After the ...

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Preferential Trial Setting Order
Remand Order

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