Boston Scientific Says Plaintiff Trying To Reopen Discovery

By Emily Field (September 18, 2015, 11:20 PM EDT) -- Boston Scientific Corp. told a Wisconsin federal court Friday that a plaintiff's request for live testimony of a witness over an allegedly defective transvaginal mesh pelvic floor device is an attempt to reopen discovery after it closed.

Boston Scientific said plaintiff Katherine Hall's request to have physician Gary Susag testify live relies on unfounded assertions that live testimony is "categorically" preferred to deposition testimony, that live testimony — whenever possible — is required because the case is a bellwether, and that the doctor is crucial to her case.

Discovery in the case has closed, but Boston Scientific said Hall is now...

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