STORY FROM: Hip & Knee Implant Litigation
California Court Denies Motion to Consolidate DePuy ASR Claims for Trial, Says It Doesn’t Have Sufficient Information
January 24, 2017
SAN FRANCISCO –– The court overseeing California’s coordinated docket for claims relating to DePuy’s ASR Hip System has denied plaintiff efforts to coordinate three cases for trial, saying it doesn’t have “sufficient information to assess whether the cases would be presented to the jury on the same legal theory or theories or causes of action.”
In the Jan. 13 order, the California Superior Court for San Francisco County wrote further that, with respect to causation, “it is not evidence to the Court that such testimony would be relevant to all of the plaintiffs or whether any plaintiff suffers from, or ...