DePuy Hip Replacement Lawsuits Consolidated in Ohio

A federal judicial panel has ruled that all pre-trial proceedings in federal lawsuits pending against Johnson & Johnson and DePuy Orthopaedics related to recalled hip replacement devices will be consolidated before United States District Judge David Katz in Toledo, Ohio.

Judge Katz has experience with multi-district litigation proceedings having previously overseen hundreds of claims involved in the Ortho Evra birth-control patch litigation.

Click here if you want to read the panel’s decision to consolidate the DePuy hip cases before Judge Katz.