7th Cir. Reinstates Cook Medical IVC Cases as Timely



DOCUMENTS
  • Opinion


CHICAGO — A federal appellate panel has reinstated two Cook Medical Inc. IVC filter cases that were directly filed into the multidistrict litigation docket, finding they are governed by the law of their originating jurisdictions and are therefore timely.

In a Dec. 16 opinion, the 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel found Cook “implicitly consented to using choice-of-law rules for the plaintiffs as if they had filed in their home states.”

Victoria Looper and Sammie Lambert filed their lawsuits directly in the In re Cook Medical Inc. IVC Filter multidistrict litigation, MDL No. 2570, in the U.S. District Court …






UPCOMING CONFERENCES




HarrisMartin's Webinar Series: Science in Mass Torts - What You Need to Know

February 23, 2022 - None, None
None

MORE DETAILS



HarrisMartin's Webinar Series: MDL Litigation Conference - Mass Tort Litigation & The Current Landscape

January 26, 2022 - Haddonfield, NJ
HarrisMartin's Webinar Series

MORE DETAILS