Plaintiff Urges MDL Court to Remand Smith & Nephew Hip Case to Texas State Court
February 21, 2019
- Motion to Remand
BALTIMORE — A plaintiff is urging a multidistrict litigation court to remand his action targeting Smith & Nephew’s multi-component metal-on-metal hip implant system to Texas state court, arguing that he has asserted viable claims against the non-diverse healthcare and sales representative defendants.
In a Feb. 11 renewed motion to remand filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, the plaintiff asserts there is no federal jurisdiction for the medical negligence and products liability/sales rep misrepresentation action.
Texas resident Jesse Kemp underwent a left total hip arthroplasty (THA) surgery on Nov. 16, 2011, during which his surgeon, Dr. …
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