A new process is now in place for the filing of new Stryker Rejuvenate hip lawsuits. The new procedure will streamline the process of filing a lawsuit utilizing a Master Complaint and Short Form Complaint to standardize the process of filing additional lawsuits directly into the current federal MDL.
What does this mean to victims? Nothing. This is all logistical stuff for the lawyers to worry about. But some people like to stay more informed than others about these cases. If you are one of those “want to be informed” people, this post is for you.
The Master Complaint
The Master Complaint addresses all of the common allegations already raised in the Stryker Rejuvenate hip lawsuits and ABG II hip failures. You might ask, “What is a Master Complaint?” A complaint is legal document in which you file a lawsuit. In mass tort cases like this one, there are some allegations that are common to all of the plaintiffs bring clams against the manufacturer. Obviously, an individual lawsuit includes other allegations: who they are, the product, and other case specific information. Continue reading →