IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS
August 23, 2012
ELAINE BRUEGGEMANN, AS INDEPENDENT EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE OF HENRY N. EDWARDS, DECEASED,
ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC., A CORPORATION,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Herndon, Chief Judge:
Pending before the Court are defendant's motion in limine to exclude evidence of other lawsuits, claims or settlements involving surgical devices manufactured by defendant Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. (Doc. 81) and motion in limine to exclude evidence of or reference to adverse event reports (Doc. 82). Plaintiff responds that she does not intend to introduce the evidence contained in these motions and confesses the same (Doc. 88). Thus, the Court GRANTS these motions. The Corut BARS plaintiff from introducing evidence of other lawsuits, claims or settlements involving surgical devices manufactured by defendant and evidence of or reference to adverse event reports.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Digitally signed by
2012.08.23 09:59:29 -05'00'
David R. Herndon Chief Judge United States District Court
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