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$9.2 Million Verdict Awarded Over Zimmer Durom Cup Hip Replacement

In one of the first verdicts among several hundred cases pending against medical device company Zimmer over its faulty Zimmer Durom Cup artificial hip replacement system, a Los Angeles jury awarded a $9.2 million verdict in a lawsuit brought by a 59-year old man over the failed device.  The Durom Cup was developed to...

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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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