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Spanish Plaintiffs to Appeal Dismissal of Claims from DePuy ASR Hip MDL Docket

CLEVELAND — A group of Spanish plaintiffs plan to appeal an Ohio federal judge’s dismissal of their claims from the DePuy ASR hip multidistrict litigation docket for forum non conveniens.

According to a May 29 notice of appeal, the 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals will review a ruling in which the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio determined that the claims should be tried in Spain.

The DePuy ASR hip multidistrict litigation docket was created in December 2010. By the middle of 2013, more than 8,500 cases had been filed in the MDL docket, involving nearly ...

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Drinker Biddle & Reath
Law Office of Sheldon Schlesinger
Tucker Ellis

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Notice of Appeal

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