Tag Archives: Hip replacement

Pinnacle Hip Implant Bellwether Trials to Continue after J&J Denied Appeal

In one of the latest developments in the DePuy Pinnacle hip implant litigation centralized in the Northern District of Texas, DePuy and Johnson & Johnson were denied their appeal to the Fifth Circuit seeking stop the next bellwether trials over the failed device. The denied appeal comes just after a jury verdict and eventual $151 …. Read More

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FDA Announces Deadline for Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Applications

In February 2016, the FDA issued a final order that requires medical device companies to submit premarket approval (PMA) applications by May 18th for two types of metal-on-metal hip replacement devices, including one with a cemented pelvic component and another with an uncemented pelvic component. In a statement released on its website, the FDA indicated that …. Read More

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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 it …. Read More

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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 cost …. Read More

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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 …. Read More

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