DePuy Wants MedStar Funding Struck As Lienholder In ASR Hip Settlement
(January 4, 2016, 12:18 PM EST) -- TOLEDO, Ohio — DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. on Dec. 29 asked the ASR hip multidistrict litigation court to find that MedStar Funding LLC does not hold “assumed liens” to assert against settlement claimants or alternatively to rule that the company is due no more than Medicare would pay for hip replacement surgery for claimants (In Re: DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., ASR Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2197, No. 10-md-2197, N.D. Ohio, Western Div.).