STORY FROM: Hip & Knee Implant Litigation
Ill. Court Allows Plaintiff More Time to Respond to Statute of Limitations Arguments Raised in Hip Action
November 29, 2016
PEORIA, Ill. –– An Illinois federal court has vacated a status conference hearing and noted that the statute of limitations issues raised in the case would be addressed first and that the plaintiff have until Dec. 2 to respond to the defense motion.
In a Nov. 9 motion, the plaintiffs asked the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California to stay the defendant’s motion for summary judgment until after a Rule 16 scheduling conference saying that a state court recently held a hearing on a similar motion in a concurrent action.
Illinois resident Doris Cochran underwent a right ...