DePuy Hip Implant Lawsuits to Be Consolidated in Ohio

DePuy Orthopedics Inc.’s ASR hip implant lawsuits will be consolidated in a MultiDistrict Litigation in the Northern District of Ohio. The MDL docket number is 2197 and will be styled DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., ASR Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2197. . .Products Liability Litigation, No. 03-17000, MDL 1535, N.D. Ohio.
Last month a DePuy court hearing took place in North Carolina in order to determine the feasibility of a consolidated litigation for all DePuy hip implant lawsuits as well the location of such an MDL.