Tag Archives: Hip implant

Zimmer M/L Taper Hip Implant Recalled

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the FDA have issued a new recall on the Zimmer M/L Taper with Kinectiv Technology System.  The hip implant was found to have higher than expected amounts of residue left on the devices which can lead to allergic reactions, pain, infection, and even death. Recipients may...

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$350 Million More in Compensation for Failed DePuy Hip Replacement Patients

More than 1,400 injured hip replacement patients who were excluded from an earlier $2.5 billion settlement due to the date of their replacement surgery have been extended compensation under an additional DePuy Orthopaedics settlement.  Now, DePuy will pay up to $350 million to patients who underwent a revision surgery to replace...

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Developments in Wright Hip Implant MDL, Bellwether Trial Scheduled 

Wright Medical Technology, Inc. hip implant lawsuits—specifically regarding the Conserve line of metal-on-metal hip implants—are the subject of a new federal multi-district litigation, which is organizing many cases together in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. A January 9, 2015 motion was filed by one of the defendants, Wright Medical Group...
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Biomet Magnum Hip Implant Settlement Deadline Extended

Biomet Magnum, a leading medical device manufacturer that was the subject of a $100 million hip implant settlement in 2014, has announced an extension of the settlement deadline in the litigation. Victims of faulty metal-on-metal hip implants now have until at least January 30, 2015 to complete individual settlements or proceed with their cases, though...
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