Judge In Mentor ObTape MDL Will Consider Sanctions In Nonmeritorious Cases
(September 9, 2016, 11:02 AM EDT) -- COLUMBUS, Ga. — Frustrated with cases that have “no good basis,” the Georgia federal judge overseeing the Mentor ObTape pelvic mesh multidistrict litigation on Sept. 7 placed plaintiff attorneys on notice that they may face sanctions in the future (In Re: Mentor Corp. ObTape Transobturator Sling Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2004, No. 08-md-2004, M.D. Ga., Columbus Div.).
(Order available. Document #28-160915-003R.)
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