Court Grants DePuy Motion to Bar Evidence of Voluntary ASR Hip Recall from Bellwether Trial



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  • Order


TOLEDO, Ohio — U.S. District Judge David A. Katz has granted a motion by DePuy Orthopaedics (NYSE: JNJ) to exclude evidence of the voluntary August 2010 recall of its ASR hip device at a September trial, saying it is inadmissible under the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.

That was one of several rulings issued by Judge Katz July 26 on in limine motions in the lawsuit brought by Ann McCracken, which is to be the first of the ASR MDL cases to be tried.

Judge Katz noted in his order that rulings on in limine motions could be changed, depending …

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