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Stryker LFIT V40 Settlement Reached

On Friday, November 2, 2018, a settlement was reached in Massachusetts federal court between Stryker Corp. and leadership counsel on behalf of plaintiffs seeking restitution from the company’s LIFT V40 hip implant component. The settlement—terms of which are confidential—resolves claims from certain lawsuits filed against the medical device company alleging that its femoral head component contributed …. Read More

Stryker Expands LFIT V40 Safety Notification

Metal-on-metal hip implants manufactured by Stryker Orthopedics have been the subject of safety alerts and recalls in the past several years. Since the company’s August 2016 notification concerning its LFIT V40 femoral head, indicating a higher-than-expected number of complaints concerning the device, Stryker has expanded its safety notification to include eight additional products that include …. Read More

Bellwether Trial Case Selections Set to Begin in Stryker LFIT V40 Litigation

The bellwether selection process in the Stryker LFIT V40 artificial hip litigation has been formally outlined, according to a December 8, 2017 order from the Massachusetts court. A total of 18 cases, similarly alleging problems with Styker’s LFIT V40 femoral head—a component used in several hip replacement systems—will be selected for inclusion in the bellwether discovery …. Read More

First Stryker LFIT V40 Hip Implant Trial Set for September 2019

A Massachusetts District Judge presiding over the Stryker LFIT V40 litigation said that a jury will hear the first lawsuit claiming complications from the hip implant component on September 16, 2019. The first of several bellwether trials, the outcome of the case will provide insight as to how juries may respond to evidence that will …. Read More

Stryker Announces Settlement with Revision Surgery Patients

In December 2016, Stryker Corporation announced that it had reached an agreement to compensate additional patients who underwent revision surgery to replace their Rejuvenate Modular-Neck hip stem or ABG II Modular-Neck hip stem. The settlement was reached on behalf of plaintiffs in New Jersey multicounty and federal multidistrict litigations. Compensation will be made available to …. Read More

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