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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

Stryker Hip Recipients Required to File Notice with Court on Revision Surgery

After thousands of Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II metal-on-metal hip implants were recalled from the market in 2012 due to alarming failure rates and metallosis side effects, many recipients of the implant were required to undergo painful revision surgery to replace their defective hips. Over 5,000 patients sought litigation under a centralized multi-district litigation (MDL) …. 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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