Judge Refuses to Reconsider Order Striking Plaintiffs’ Expert Opinion in DePuy Hip Case

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NEW YORK — A New York federal judge has denied plaintiffs’ motion to reconsider his order striking the DePuy-related opinions offered by plaintiffs’ alternate engineer expert, Dr. John Jarrell, in a hip replacement action.

In a Dec. 19 order, Magistrate Judge Stewart Aaron of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York plaintiffs have failed to make a showing of good cause for their failure to offer the DePuy-related opinions by the court’s deadline.

Jodi Rouviere was implanted with the DePuy “Summit” total hip arthroplasty system and Stryker MDM X3 ADM/MDM System on Aug. 17, 2012. Following …


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