Tag Archives: hip replacement

Bellwether Trial in Zimmer Duron Hip Replacement Litigation

On May 6, 2015, the first bellwether federal trial in the Zimmer Duron Cup hip replacement multi-district litigation commenced.  The case will serve as a model for future litigation for the approximately 400 lawsuits pending against Zimmer, which all similarly allege that the Duron Cup hip replacement is defective and harmful to patients’ health, as...
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Thousands of Australians Suffer from Faulty Hip Implants

Of the nearly half of a million Australians who have received hip implants in the last 15 years, hope for relief from their everyday hip pain was quickly squandered by the need for additional surgeries and a multitude of associated health problems for many. Di Harvey, a recipient of a Birmingham Hip Replacement System that...
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Stryker MDL Keeps Growing

The thousands of victims already involved in the Stryker Rejuvenate hip implant litigation add up to one of the largest multi-district litigations (MDL) in the country—and more keep joining the case. In March 2015, a Washington-state patient who underwent surgery for a right hip replacement in 2011 filed in the MDL after experiencing complications from...
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First Pinnacle Metal-on-Metal Hip Suit Goes to Jury

Wednesday, October 22 Jury deliberations have begun in the first case to go to trial involving DePuy Orthopaedic’s Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip implants. DePuy, a division of Johnson & Johnson, is facing thousands of lawsuits alleging the company failed to adequately warn patients that the implants can break down and cause metallic debris to enter the bloodstream....
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