Parties to DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implant MDL Disagree on Timing of Trials
July 30, 2012
- Motion for Scheduling Order
DALLAS —The DePuy Pinnacle MDL court has rejected an initial scheduling motion as premature but defendants in the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant proceeding are still expected to propose a case management schedule that would bring the first trial in December 2013. In re: DePuy Orthopaaedics Inc. Pinnacle Hip Implant Product Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2244 (N.D. Texas).
Judge James “Ed” Kinkeade of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas said in denying DePuy’s July 24 motion for a case management order that he wanted the parties to confer with the MDL’s special master prior to an Aug. …