After petitioning to centralize claims concerning Stryker’s LFIT V40 hip component, plaintiffs wait to hear whether the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation will transfer the half-dozen cases to one court for coordinated pretrial proceedings. Arguments in favor of creation of the multi-district litigation, or MDL, were scheduled to be heard on March 30, 2017. Plaintiffs who filed the cases similarly allege that part of their hip replacement device manufactured by Stryker, the LFIT V40 femoral head, caused catastrophic side-effects including fracturing of the device, metallosis, tissue damage, and other complications.
In one of the latest cases to be filed against Stryker, a Texas woman claims that after only a few years from receiving a hip replacement with the LFIT V40 femoral head, she experienced blood poisoning and pseudotumors, necessitating painful revision surgery. If you or a loved one experienced complications after receiving a metal-on-metal hip implant, please contact us at (877) 790-3588 for a confidential evaluation of your potential claim.