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Mealey's PI/Product Liability - Hip Defendant: MDL Plaintiffs Skewing Bellwether Pool With Lexecon Opt-Outs

NEW YORK - Counsel for Zimmer Inc. on Nov. 15 asked a New York federal judge overseeing the M/L Taper hip multidistrict litigation to restore protections under Lexecon because of the plaintiffs' alleged "mass use" of the U.S. Supreme Court jurisdictional rule to remove cases from bellwether consideration and thus "skew" the bellwether pool (In Re: Zimmer M/L Taper Hip Prothesis Products Liability Litigation, MDL Docket No. 2859, No. 10-md-2859, S.D. N.Y.).
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