STORY FROM: Hip & Knee Implant Litigation
DePuy Defendants Contest Plaintiffs’ Proposed Trial Selection Plan in California’s Coordinated Docket
January 18, 2016
SAN FRANCISCO –– Defendants involved in California’s coordinated docket handling DePuy ASR Hip Implant claims have objected to the plaintiffs’ discovery and trial plan, saying that it is an “unworkable proposal that seeks to rush to select cases for trial within an unreasonable time frame without the benefit of discovery….”
In the Jan. 15 brief filed in the San Francisco County Superior Court, the defendants specifically objected to the plaintiffs’ proposed discovery and trial plan for opt-out cases, saying that the plan violates the defendants’ constitutional due process rights.
According to the defendants, the plaintiffs proposed that 10 cases ...