STORY FROM: Hip & Knee Implant Litigation
Parties in Bellwether Pinnacle Hip Implant Trial Exchange Briefing on Recording Live Testimony; Trial Underway
January 14, 2016
DALLAS –– Plaintiffs involved in a bellwether pinnacle hip implant trial have urged the court to allow recording of live testimony, saying it will “not be the least bit intrusive,” and will not undermine the case management of the MDL proceedings.
The defendants have asked the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas to deny the motion, maintaining that the request is not only untimely, but it is ill-advised.
In an opposition brief filed Jan. 10, however, the defendants argued that allowing cameras into the courtroom to film live testimony would create problems for remand judges “who would ...