Results for: metal on metal hip implant

Biomet Magnum Hip Replacement Lawsuit

Around the country, dozens of lawsuits have been filed against Biomet Inc. alleging that its M2a Magnum hip replacement caused serious injuries to patients who received the device. These implants have been linked to metal ion poisoning (metallosis) and a...

Hip Implant

Johnson & Johnson to Pay Over $4B to Settle DePuy Hip Lawsuits

Johnson & Johnson has agreed to pay over $4 billion to resolve thousands of lawsuits filed in courthouses around the country over its DePuy hip replacement devices.

Stryker Hip Lawsuit

Stryker Hip Litigation Approaches 400 Cases

Lawsuits filed in the wake of last year’s Stryker hip recall continue to mount, with at least 382 cases actively pending in New Jersey’s Bergen County Superior Court. All of the claims were filed on behalf of plaintiffs who allegedly...

Smith & Nephew Hip Replacement Lawsuit

Smith & Nephew, one of the world’s largest medical device manufacturers, recently issued an urgent recall for a metal component of its R3 Acetabular Hip System after it had been linked to a number of serious complications. According to the...

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Stryker Hip Recall Lawsuit

Stryker Corp. has announced that its June 2012 hip implant recall will cost between $190 and $390 million for patient testing and treatment, revision surgeries, replacement hip lawsuits, and insurance payments.

Hip Implant

J&J Hid Data on DePuy Hip Complications: Internal Report

Newly disclosed court documents have revealed that an investigation conducted by Johnson & Johnson on its DePuy ASR hip implant estimated that the device would fail within five years in nearly 40% of recipients.

Hip Implant

DePuy Pinnacle Hip MDL Grows to More Than 3,200 Cases

DePuy Pinnacle lawsuits continue to be filed around the country, with over 3,000 cases currently consolidated in the federal multidistrict litigation for pretrial proceedings.

Hip Implant

Wright Profemur Hip Neck Problems Ruled Admissible in Conserve Litigation

A federal judge has ruled that plaintiffs who have filed product liability lawsuits over Wright Conserve artificial hip implants may obtain information and discovery from the company regarding issues with its Profemur femoral neck stem.

Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Replacement Lawsuit

Seven New Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Lawsuits Filed in New Jersey

September 14, 2012 - So far this month, medical technology giant Stryker Orthopaedics has been hit with seven new product liability lawsuits involving plaintiffs who allege that the company’s recalled Rejuvenate hip stem caused their artificial hips to fail prematurely....

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First DePuy ASR Settlements Reached Over Recalled Hips

DePuy Orthopaedics reaches what is widely believed to be the first settlements in cases brought by individuals who suffered severe injuries after being implanted with replacement hips from the company’s ASR line.