DePuy Asks 5th Circuit For Mandamus Order In Pinnacle Hip MDL

(July 12, 2016, 9:54 AM EDT) -- NEW ORLEANS — DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. on June 23 filed a petition for a writ of mandamus asking the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeal to direct the judge overseeing the Pinnacle Ultamet metal-on-metal hip multidistrict litigation to vacate his order for a Sept. 6, seven-plaintiff trial, “rule promptly” on the defendant’s pending post-trial motions in a $500 million trial and enter judgment so that DePuy may appeal (In Re: DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., et al., No. 16-10845, 5th Cir.).

(Petition in Section C. Document #28-160714-007M.)...
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