DePuy ASR XL Judge Issues Preservation Order

Judge David A. Katz, the federal judge in charge of the multidistrict litigation for the consolidated DePuy ASR XL hip lawsuits has issued an order to preserve all hip replacement parts so that they may be used as evidence in the hip trials. The preservation order handed down on April 6th instructs those who are responsible for the custody of the hip replacement parts to preserve them in such a manner that no additional damage or alteration be made to the DePuy hip parts.
The multidistrict litigation has been consolidated in the US District Court for the Northern District of Ohio.