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Study: Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacement Revision Rates Increased Since 2007

Metal-on-metal hip implants have been alleged to cause metal particles to be released into the bloodstream and surrounding soft tissue. This can result in metallosis and often necessitate painful and more complicated revision surgery, in which the device is removed and replaced by an entirely new device. A new study published in the January 2018 …. Read More

$4.5 Million Jury Verdict Secured for Failed Wright Hip Implant Plaintiff

In handing down a $4.5 million verdict,  a Los Angeles Superior Court jury found Wright Medical Technology Inc. responsible for the defective manufacturing of its Profemur R metal-on-metal hip implant that caused plaintiff Alan Warner to suffer severe pain. This high-damage verdict may be echoed in future trials over similar metal-on-metal hip implants, as Wright …. Read More

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Faulty DePuy Hip Implant Recipients Speaking Out at Australian Hearing

1,891 recipients of defective hip replacement systems are suing Johnson & Johnson and DePuy over their faulty ASR metal-on-metal hip implants after suffering constant pain and metal poisoning due to the device. They are accusing DePuy of improper clinical testing and withholding information on defects—problems known by the company since 2005, but not addressed until …. Read More

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Extended Deadline for $1.4 Billion Stryker Hip Implant Settlement

Recipients of Stryker’s recalled Rejuvenate or ABG II hip implants have a bit more time to register their claims in the $1.4 billion lawsuit settlement. U.S. District Court Justice Donovan Frank ordered the registration of all potential claimants by March 16, 2015 where, under the terms of the settlement, claimants could be entitled to $300,000 each …. Read More

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Zimmer Duron Cup Hip Implant Lawsuit Filed

After his second hip implant surgery in 10 years, the latter to remove his failed metal hip implant after serious complications, New England native William Preskins has filed a lawsuit against medical device manufacturer Zimmer for negligence, illegal marketing, and concealment of safety risks of the device. In 2007, Preskins underwent a hip implant surgery …. Read More

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