STORY FROM: Hip & Knee Implant Litigation
Plaintiffs’ Firms Seek Disbursement of $1.6 Million from Durom Hip Cup Common Benefit Fund
April 26, 2018
TRENTON, N.J. — Two firms that represent plaintiffs in the Zimmer Durom Hip Cup multidistrict litigation have asked a federal judge to begin disbursing money from the common benefit fund, arguing that they have so far incurred more than $1.6 million in MDL-related expenses.
In an April 18 motion filed before Judge Susan Wigenton of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the firm of Waters & Kraus, who reportedly has alone incurred more than $1.5 million in MDL-related expenses, says it is customary for expenses to be reimbursed out of common benefit funds before fees are ...