UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA SAN FRANCISCO DIVISION
December 1, 2010
ALISON PULITO AND JAMES PULITO,
IN RE: DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS, INC., ASR HIP JOHNSON & JOHNSON SERVICES, IMPLANT PRODUCTS LIABILITY INC.; JOHNSON & JOHNSON, INC.; LITIGATION
DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS, INC.; VAIL CONSULTING, LLC; THOMAS VAIL, M.D.; THOMAS SCHMALZRIED, M.D., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Honorable James Larson
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TRANSFER TO MDL NO. 2197
[PROPOSED] ORDER GRANTING STAY OF PROCEEDINGS PENDING
This matter having been opened to the Court upon the Stipulation to Stay Proceedings Pending Transfer to MDL No. 2197: In Re: DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., ASR Hip Implant Products 2221 Liability Litigation of Plaintiffs Alison Pulito and James Pulito, and Defendants Johnson & 23 Johnson Services, Inc., Johnson & Johnson, DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc., Vail Consulting, LLC, 24 Thomas Vail, M.D., and Thomas Schmalzried, M.D.; the parties having consented to said 25 stipulation as demonstrated by counsels' signatures hereon; the Court finding that a stay is 26 appropriate under the circumstances; and good cause thereby appearing,27 It is hereby ORDERED that the request for a stay is GRANTED. It is further ORDERED that all proceedings in the above-captioned proceedings are stayed pending the PENDING TRANSFER TO MDL
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ORDER GRANTING TAY OF REATH LLP S PROCEEDINGS ATTORNEYS ATLAW
Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation's assignment of MDL-2197, In re DePuy Orthopaedics, 2 Inc., ASR Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation, to a transferee United States District Court 3 and judge and the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation's decision transferring this action to 4 the MDL. All pending dates and deadlines are hereby VACATED.
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O T ORDERED T I N IT IS SO E R 7 8 U A I N 9 N James Larson R O Judge O 10 R F H A T I L 11 E RN F C DIS O 12 TRICT
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DRINKER BIDDLE & O G STAY OF P EATH ATTORNEYS AT LAW RDER RANTING ROCEEDINGS R LLP PENDING TRANSFER TO MDL NO.2197 - 2 - CASE NO. 3:10-CV-04708-JL SAN FRANCISCO
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