STORY FROM: Hip & Knee Implant Litigation
Biomet MDL Judge Says No Direct Filings Will be Permitted After Sept. 1
August 28, 2018
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The Indiana federal judge overseeing the Biomet M2a Magnum hip implant multidistrict litigation docket has ordered that no direct filings of cases will be allowed after Sept. 1.
In an Aug. 24 order, Judge Robert L. Miller Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana asked the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict litigation to stop issuing conditional transfer orders to the MDL as of Sept. 1.
Previously, on Aug. 16, the judge transferred the cases that were directly filed to the jurisdictions designated in the Joint Proposed Remand Group 1 list and filed ...