Hip Implant Recall
October 6, 2015
High Failure Rate Leads to Class I Recall of Profemur Modular Neck Implant
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced the recall of nearly 11,000 Profemur Varus/Valgus Modular Neck hip implant components, due to an unexpectedly high rate of hip implant fractures and failures. The FDA announced the…
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Defective Hip Implant Award
June 16, 2015
$4.5 Million Awarded in Lawsuit Over Wright Profemur Defective Hip Implant
A California jury awarded $4.5 million in damages last week, in the first of several hundred lawsuits to go to trial over side effects of the Wright Profemur hip implant system. The defective hip implant lawsuit was brought by…
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ASR Hip Implant Settlement
February 25, 2015
DePuy Hip Settlement Extended to Include ASR Implants Revised as of Late January
An additional 1,400 defective ASR hip implant claims will be included in DePuy’s expanded settlement agreement.
DePuy Orthopaedics has agreed to extend the settlement agreement the medical device maker reached in 2013, to include additional claims involving recalled…
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Stryker Hip Implants
November 28, 2014
Stryker Hip Lawsuits Top 2,100 in NJ Litigation Following Settlement Announcement
A growing number of defective hip implant lawsuits are being filed against Stryker over its recalled Rejuvenate and ABG II hip systems.
According to a Case List updated on November 18, more than 2,160 lawsuits have been filed in Bergen…
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Defective Hip Implants
September 11, 2014
Study Questions Benefits of Newer Knee, Hip Replacement Implants
Researchers have found few benefits and an increased risk of side effects associated with new hip implant designs.
According to the findings of a new study, recent advancements in knee and hip replacement implants provide little added benefit for patients, and in…
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Hip Replacement Deaths
June 18, 2014
Study Links Deaths to Surgical Cement Used for Hip Replacements
Patients who undergo a partial hip replacement using surgical cement may face an increased risk of serious injury or death during surgery.
According to the findings of a new study, some surgical cements used in partial hip replacements may increase a…
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Stryker Hip Implant Lawsuits
March 6, 2014
Settlement Agreements Reached in Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Implant Suits
Eight out of nine Stryker hip lawsuits have been settled so far during the court-ordered mediation process, according to reports.
Early mediation in Stryker Rejuvenate hip implant lawsuits has resulted in several…
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