By PTO # 78, the court consolidated eleven (11) cases from the Southern District of West Virginia to be tried on all issues beginning on October 14, 2014. The lead case is 2:12-cv-08633.
The bellwether trials in these MDLs have been cancelled.
The first bellwether trial in Fawcett, et al. v. Boston Scientific Corp., 2:12-cv-07497, will commence on March 10, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. If the Fawcett case has settled or is otherwise not ready for trial, the next bellwether case will proceed to trial and so forth. The second bellwether trial in Boston Scientific will commence on July 14, 2013 at 8:30 a.m.