Motion For LFIT Hip MDL To Be Heard March 30; Defendant Opposes

(February 16, 2017, 3:41 PM EST) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPMDL) on Feb. 14 scheduled arguments about whether federal lawsuits involving the Stryker Orthopaedics LFIT V40 femoral head hip device should be centralized (In Re:  Stryker Orthopaedics LFIT V40 Femoral Head Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2769, JPMDL).

In a hearing order covering several other MDL motions, the panel said it will hear arguments at its March 30 session in Phoenix.

On Feb. 3, Howmedica Osteonics Corp. opposed the MDL motion.  Howmedica Osteonics is the parent...
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