Judge Donovan Frank, who is presiding over the historic $1.4 billion Stryker Rejuvenate hip implant litigation settlement, has ordered that all potential claimants must register with the court before December 14, 2014. With more than 5,000 defective hip implant lawsuits filed nationwide, the Stryker settlement fund is expected to result in significant payments to plaintiffs. If, after receiving a...Read more
Hip replacement surgery is common. However, certain medical devices implanted during these surgeries may cause significant health problems.
Friday, October 24 In the first of thousands of lawsuits involving Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy Orthopaedics unit’s Pinnacle metal-on-metal hip implants, the jury sided with the Company, finding that the plaintiff’s injuries were the result of doctor error when inserted. This bellwether trial was only the first case of many. J&J still faces thousands of lawsuits...Read more