STORY FROM: Hip & Knee Implant Litigation
Zimmer Backs Subpoena Served on Consulting Group, Says It's Entitled to Discovery on Screening Activity
October 28, 2016
CHICAGO –– Zimmer Inc. has filed a response to a plaintiff motion to quash a subpoena served on a consulting services group, maintaining that it has a right to view the group’s involvement and potential screening activity related to pending NexGen knee implant claims.
In a motion to quash all subpoenas issued by defendant to Physicians Medical Review filed on Oct. 19 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, the plaintiffs argued that the subpoenas were “merely instruments intended to harass and delay the broader litigation.”
According to the plaintiff motion, the MDL Court issue CMO ...