STORY FROM: Hip & Knee Implant Litigation
Pinnacle Hip Implants Plaintiffs Respond to Supplemental Authority Filed in Appeal over Stay of Upcoming Cases
September 19, 2016
NEW ORLEANS –– Plaintiffs involved in the Pinnacle Hip Implant multidistrict litigation have responded to a supplemental authority filed in an appeal of an order denying DePuy’s motion to stay upcoming bellwether trials, saying that the MDL Court has extended deadlines several times to address DePuy’s concerns and is merely “trying to manage a docket of over 8,770 cases in the most efficient manner.”
In the Sept. 2 notice of supplemental authority filed in the 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals, the defendants noted the MDL Court had recently denied their request for a continuance that, the defendants said, “sought ...
Notice of Supplemental Authority