Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Federal Stryker Hip Lawsuits Consolidated for Multidistrict Litigation

Injury Lawyer News

Lawsuits filed in U.S. District Courts against hip implant maker Stryker Corporation over the recalled Rejuvenate and ABG II hip components have been centralized in Minnesota as multidistrict litigation, or MDL. In an order filed June 12, 2013, the federal Judicial Panel on Multidistrct Litigation ordered 41 Stryker hip lawsuits from 16 different federal districts to be consolidated under the purview of the Honorable Judge Donovan W. Frank. Judge Frank will preside over pretrial motions, discovery, and settlement negotiations for all federal claims alleging injury from the Rejuvenate or ABG II hip devices.

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