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LFIT Hip Plaintiffs Ordered to Show Why Actions Should Not be Dismissed

BOSTON — Following Howmedica Osteonics Corp.’s recent motion to dismiss 18 LFIT V40 Femoral Head cases for failure to serve a plaintiff fact sheet, the judge overseeing the MDL docket has ordered the plaintiffs to show cause as to why their actions should not be dismissed.

In a Jan. 16 order, Judge Indira Talwani of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts noted the plaintiffs violated Case Management Order No. 6, which requires them to file a fully completed PFS and PFS certification by Dec. 20.

Pursuant to CMO # 6, HOC sent a deficiency letter to each ...

Associated Law Firms
Shook Hardy & Bacon

Associated Documents
Dismissal Motion

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