STORY FROM: Hip & Knee Implant Litigation
Pinnacle Hip Implant Defendants Move to Dismiss Complaint, Cite Lack of Personal Jurisdiction
August 23, 2016
DALLAS –– The defendants involved in the next bellwether trails scheduled to take place in the coordinated docket for claims relating to DePuy’s Pinnacle Hip Implant have filed motions to dismiss the underlying complaint, saying that the court lacks personal jurisdiction because none of them are a Texas company.
In the July 29 motion filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, the defendant specifically attacked claims brought by plaintiffs in six actions scheduled for trial in September, maintaining that no defendant in the cases is a Texas corporation and none of the plaintiffs alleged that ...