STORY FROM: Hip & Knee Implant Litigation
Scheduling Order Issued in Stryker LFIT V40 Hip MDL
October 27, 2017
BOSTON — The Massachusetts federal judge overseeing the Stryker LFIT coordinated docket has ordered the parties to submit a proposed case management order for bellwether cases by Dec. 1.
In the Oct. 25 case management order, Judge Indira Talwani of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts ordered the parties to complete document production by July 31, 2018, and fact discovery by Oct. 4, 2018.
The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation created the LFIT docket on April 5. In the cases, plaintiffs allege Stryker’s LFIT Anatomic CoCR V40 femoral heads were defective in that components of the device ...