Tag Archives: Stryker LFIT V40

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

Alabama Man Files Complaint over Stryker LFIT V40, Accolade Corrosion Problems

Another complaint has been filed against Stryker Orthopedics concerning its hip replacement components, the LFIT V40 Femoral Head and Accolade TMFZ Hip Stem. Filed in Alabama district court, the plaintiff alleges the medical device manufacturer sold defective hip implant parts that were prone to corrosion, leading to severe pain, blood poisoning and revision surgery. In …. Read More

BREAKING NEWS: Stryker Hip Implant Component Recall to be Announced

Another massive hip implant recall is slated to be announced by Stryker Orthopedics—this time, pertaining to a component of the implant called the LFIT V40 femoral head, which is prone to taper lock failures. The defective femoral heads have been used in conjunction with Accolade TMZF and Accolade 2 stems as well as Meridian and …. Read More

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