Patients Blast Cook's Bellwether Pick In Vein Filter MDL

Law360, Los Angeles (September 30, 2016, 8:37 PM EDT) -- Patients in multidistrict litigation alleging they were injured by Celect vein filters made by Cook Medical Inc. urged an Indiana federal court Friday to reject the company's bid to select the second bellwether case in a row, saying Cook's second pick is too similar to the first.

Cook's attempt to select the Gage v. Cook Medical Inc. fails to capture the variety of cases in the MDL and is too similar to the first bellwether case slated for October 2017, Hill v. Cook Medical Inc., the...
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Case Title

IN RE: COOK MEDICAL INC.


Case Number

1:14-ml-02570

Court

Indiana Southern

Nature of Suit

367(Personal Injury: Health Care/Pharmaceutical Personal Injury Product Liability)

Judge

Judge Richard L. Young

Date Filed

October 15, 2014


Case Title

GAGE v. COOK MEDICAL INCORPORATED et al


Case Number

1:14-cv-01875

Court

Indiana Southern

Nature of Suit

367(Personal Injury: Health Care/Pharmaceutical Personal Injury Product Liability)

Judge

Judge Richard L. Young

Date Filed

November 14, 2014


Case Title

HILL v. COOK MEDICAL INCORPORATED et al


Case Number

1:14-cv-06016

Court

Indiana Southern

Nature of Suit

365(Personal Inj. Prod. Liability)

Judge

Judge Richard L. Young

Date Filed

November 25, 2014

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