Pete Kaufman Appointed to Executive Committee in Allergan BIOCELL Breast Implant Litigation

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Panish Shea & Boyle LLP attorney Pete Kaufman has been appointed by Judge Brian R. Martinotti of the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey to serve on the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee in the Allergan BIOCELL Textured Breast Implant Products Liability Litigation. The multi-district litigation involves the July 2019 worldwide recall of Allergan BIOCELL® textured breast implants and tissue expanders due to an uncommon incidence of Breast Implant-Associated Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (BIA-ALCL), a rare cancer of the immune system.


Mr. Kaufman will serve alongside Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee members Julie Kane of Colson Hicks Eidson, Laura Fitzpatrick of Simmons Hanly Conroy, Tina Wolfson of Ahdoot & Wolfson, P.C., Adam Polk of Girard Sharp LLP, Peter Prieto of Podhurst Orseck P.A., and Adam Slater of Mazie Slater Katz & Freeman LLC.