NexGen Knee MDL Judge To Pick Bellwethers, Then Order Mediation

(January 26, 2016, 2:21 PM EST) -- CHICAGO — The judge overseeing the Zimmer NexGen Knee multidistrict litigation on Jan. 22 said she will pick four additional bellwether trials — with two set for trial Oct. 1 and Nov. 23 — and that mediation will take place from December to January after the last trial (In Re: Zimmer NexGen Knee Implant Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2271, No. 11-5468, N.D. Ill., Eastern Div.).

(NexGen order available. Document #28-160204-004R.)

U.S. Judge Rebecca Pallmeyer of the Northern District of Illinois said she aims to...
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