JPML Rejects MDL Request for Atrium ProLite, ProLoop Hernia Mesh Product Claims

  • Order

WASHINGTON, D.C. –– The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation was not persuaded that the benefits of centralization outweigh the disruption to pending Atrium ProLite and ProLoop hernia mesh products lawsuits, some of which have been pending for approximately four years, rejecting efforts to create a coordinated docket for the claims.

In an April 5 order, the JPML denied a petition to create a coordinated multidistrict litigation docket for the hernia mesh lawsuits, opined that “given the relative slow growth of this litigation, we are not persuaded that the number of ProLite or ProLoop cases filed in or removed to …


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