STORY FROM: Hip & Knee Implant Litigation
Calif. Wright Conserve Hip Implant Parties Submit Joint Statement on Cases, Upcoming Trial
November 28, 2016
LOS ANGELES –– Parties in the coordinated docket for Wright Hip System cases pending in California state courts have filed a joint status conference statement, saying that they are aware of 601 Wright metal-on-metal cases accounting for 790 plaintiffs pending in California state courts.
In a Nov. 18 Joint Status Conference Statement filed in the California Superior Court for Los Angeles County, the parties additionally acknowledged a recent settlement reached in the national coordinated docket for Conserve Hip Implant claims, noting that the MDL parties entered a “settlement agreement to address a subset of 1,292 claims which were tolled or ...