No Causation In Human Tissue MDL: Judge

Law360, New York (December 11, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Plaintiffs in the federal multidistrict litigation involving an alleged ring of illegal tissue harvesters received a blow this week when a federal judge threw out many of their claims, granting the defendants' motion for partial summary judgment on the issue of whether the plaintiffs' ailments were indeed caused by their tissue transplants.

In an order issued Tuesday, Judge William J. Martini of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey found against the plaintiffs, who claimed they were harmed after they received transplants of...
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