Mealey's Litigation Procedure - Plaintiffs Seek Sanctions For Zimmer's 'Loss' Of 5,000 Hip Device Exemplars

NEWARK, N.J. - Plaintiffs in the Zimmer Durom Hip Cup multidistrict litigation on March 21 asked the court to sanction defendant Zimmer Inc. for allegedly destroying or losing more than 5,000 brand new devices even though it knew that the device was the subject of litigation and that plaintiffs would want exemplars to test (In Re: Zimmer Durom Hip Cup Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2158, No. 2:09-4414, D. N.J.).

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