Maryland DePuy ASR Trial Halted; DePuy Claims to be Refiled in MDL
January 9, 2013
UPPER MARLBORO, Md. — What was expected to be the first DePuy (NYSE: JNJ) ASR case to proceed to trial has ended with a dismissal, with claims against the DePuy and Johnson & Johnson defendants to be refiled in the federal multidistrict proceeding in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, HarrisMartin Publishing is reporting.
Our earlier report that the case had settled was incorrect, and we apologize for the error.
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