Plaintiffs In Human Tissue MDL Cannot Replead: Court

Law360, New York (March 19, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Plaintiffs challenging their dismissal from the multidistrict litigation involving an alleged ring of illegal tissue harvesters met limited success, as a federal judge refused to allow additional pleadings or to amend his decision, but re-admitted certain plaintiffs to the action.

On Wednesday, Judge William J. Martini of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey made modest alterations to his December decision, recategorizing the claims for roughly 30 plaintiffs previously dismissed when the court ruled that their ailments weren’t caused by the illegal bone...
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