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Settlement in Principle Reached in Zimmer NexGen Knee Implant MDL; Cases Stayed
February 23, 2018
CHICAGO - The parties in the Zimmer NexGen Knee Implant multidistrict litigation have reached a confidential settlement in principle that will potentially resolve all of the cases on the docket, according to a recent case management order.
In the Feb. 12 order, Judge Rebecca Pallmeyer of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois stayed all consolidated proceedings in the MDL, as well as any proceedings in individual cases in the MDL, including those selected for trial, pending the outcome and administration of the settlement.
"All plaintiffs and counsel for plaintiffs with cases in the NexGen MDL are ...