Judge In Zimmer NexGen Knee MDL Selects 4 Cases For Bellwether Trials

Mealey's (March 15, 2016, 10:45 AM EDT) -- CHICAGO — The Illinois federal judge overseeing the Zimmer NexGen knee multidistrict litigation on March 11 selected four cases for bellwether trials from proposals made by the plaintiffs and defendant (In Re: Zimmer NexGen Knee Implant Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2272, N.D. Ill., Eastern Div.).

(Order available. Document #28-160317-010R.)

U.S. Judge Rebecca R. Pallmeyer of the Northern District of Illinois chose as the first case Vicki Lewis v. Zimmer, Inc. (No. 12-4739). Plaintiff Vicki Lewis was implanted with a cemented LPA-Flex femoral implant and...
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