DePuy ASR Hip Lawsuits are being consolidated in the federal court
Numerous lawsuits have been filed throughout various jurisdictions throughout the U.S. The recall affects 93,000 people, including 37,000 in the U.S. Those lawsuits are now being consolidated in the federal court in the Northern District of Ohio by order of the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation. The panel indicated that at least seven different lawsuits over the recalled systems are currently pending in six different states. Each of the cases being transferred come from different federal court districts, including two from different districts in Alabama, and one from California, Kentucky, Illinois, Mississippi and Utah.