Bard IVC Filter MDL Plaintiffs Denied Deposition Of Bard Executive

(August 31, 2016, 9:16 AM EDT) -- PHOENIX — The Arizona federal judge overseeing the C.R. Bard inferior vena cava (IVC) filter multidistrict litigation on Aug. 29 denied the plaintiffs’ motion to depose a defendant executive, saying the would-be deponent doesn’t have unique knowledge that the plaintiffs haven’t shows they can’t get their answers elsewhere (In Re: Bard IVC Filters Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2641, No. 15-md-2641, D. Ariz.).

The plaintiffs in the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona sought to depose Jim Beasley, who was president of Bard...
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