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DePuy artificial hip lawsuits consolidated in Ohio

Lawsuits filed against Johnson & Johnson by patients who were harmed by DePuy artificial hip implants will be overseen by one federal judge in Toledo, Ohio. The Judicial Panel in Multidistrict Litigation has stated that the number of lawsuits being filed over the faulty DePuy hip implants prompted the panel to consolidate the cases to “serve the convenience of the parties and witnesses and promote the just and efficient conduct of the litigation.” A number of class action lawsuits and hundreds of individual lawsuits over the DePuy hip implants, which were recalled last August, are being filed in courts throughout ... Read More