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Pinnacle Hip Plaintiffs Ask MDL Court To Find Texas Punitives Cap Unconstitutional

(August 3, 2016, 11:32 AM EDT) -- DALLAS — Five DePuy Pinnacle hip plaintiffs on Aug. 1 asked a Texas federal judge to reconsider his reduction of their punitive damage awards, arguing that because the state’s punitives cap differentiates between high-income and low-income plaintiffs, it is unconstitutional (Margaret Aoki v. Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc., et al., No. 13-1071, Jacqueline Christopher v. Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc., et al., No. 14-194, Donald Greer v. Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc., et al., No. 12-1672, Susan Klusmann v. Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc., et al.,...
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