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Parties Submit Proposed Briefing Schedule for S&N’s Motion to Dismiss BHR Suits as Untimely
July 16, 2018
BALTIMORE — The parties in the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing multidistrict litigation have submitted a proposed briefing schedule for Smith & Nephew Inc.’s motion to dismiss 55 complaints as untimely.
In a July 5 submission before Judge Catherine Blake of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, the parties suggested July 30 for plaintiffs’ response in opposition, and Aug. 21 for S&N’s reply. The parties also suggested that the motion be heard at the Aug. 29 status conference.
S&N argues in a June 20 motion that many of the plaintiffs in the cases at issue waited to file suit ...
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