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Case Management Order Regarding Bellwether Selection, Trial Process Issued in Stryker LFIT MDL
March 7, 2018
BOSTON - According to an amended case management order governing the bellwether selection and trial process in the Stryker LFIT V40 Femoral Head multidistrict litigation, the parties must submit by Sept. 4 a revised proposal as to the number of bellwether cases to include in the initial bellwether trial pool.
In the March 2 order, Judge Indira Talwani of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts asked each side to select nine cases for inclusion in the initial bellwether discovery pool by Feb. 14. The cases available for selection were filed before Dec. 12, 2017, in which the ...