Liaison Counsel Opposed To Zimmer Hip Settlement Says Discovery Stay Is Too Long
Mealey's (April 19, 2016, 2:02 PM EDT) -- NEWARK, N.J. — Plaintiffs co-liaison counsel in the Durom hip multidistrict litigation on April 18 told the MDL judge that the proposed settlement allows defendant Zimmer Inc. to keep a discovery stay in place as long as it wants and threatens nonparticipating plaintiffs with dismissal (In Re: Zimmer Durom Hip Cup Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2158, No. 09-4414, D. N.J.).
(Letter available. Document #28-160421-016X.)
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