Posts Tagged 'hip replacement'

Zimmer Hip Implant Component Recalled

fda issues recall on zimmer hip implantsThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a Class I recall of a Zimmer hip implant component used in hip replacement systems. The M/L Taper with Kinectiv Technology Femoral Stems and Necks is a Tivanium alloy device is used by surgeons to fit hip replacement systems to individual patients.

According to the FDA notice, the Zimmer devices were recalled due to higher-than-expected levels of manufacturing residues resulting from a ...

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Adverse Event Report Finds Fault with Zimmer Hip Implant Components

adverse event report filed over zimmer hip implantAn adverse event report submitted to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in December 2014 outlines safety issues with Zimmer trabecular metal primary hip prosthesis femoral stems. The report includes cases where patients who were implanted with the component experienced implant corrosion and aggravation to surrounding soft tissue.

While Zimmer is not currently facing any lawsuits over its trabecular metal primary hip prosthesis femoral stems, the Indiana-based company still ...

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Zimmer Hip Lawsuits Filings on the Rise

lawsuits over zimmer hip implants have been consolidatedIn June 2010, 240 Zimmer hip lawsuits were consolidated in a multidistrict litigation in the U.S. Court for the District of New Jersey. Nearly five years later, that number continues to grow, with new cases filed as recently as December 2014.

Zimmer Holdings is a medical device manufacturer based in Warsaw, IN. In 2006, the Food and Drug Administration approved Zimmer’s new Durom Acetabular Component, or Durom Cup, for ...

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Jury Finds for Johnson & Johnson in Pinnacle Hip Implant Case

In a blow to plaintiffs in the Pinnacle hip litigation, Johnson & Johnson has successfully defended the first trial over its Pinnacle hip implant. Bloomberg recently reported on the defense verdict in the first Pinnacle hip trial.

More than six thousand lawsuits have been filed over the Pinnacle device. Cases filed in federal court have been consolidated in Dallas. Plaintiffs in the Pinnacle hip implant litigation, as well as those filing lawsuits over other faulty metal-on-metal hip ...

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Multidistrict Litigation Established for Stryker Hip Implant Cases

contact Lopez McHugh hip implant injury lawyers for assistance with your hip implant injury lawsuitAs a result of the increasing number of Stryker hip implant cases filed around the country, the United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has ordered the creation of a multidistrict litigation (MDL) so that a single judge can efficiently handle all of these cases.

MDLs are centralized locations for all federal cases involving a particular form of litigation, such as a ...

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First Federal DePuy Hip Replacement Trial Set to Begin

The National Law Journal is reporting that the first federal trial involving DePuy Orthopaedic Inc.’s metal-on-metal hip implant devices is set to begin on September 9, 2013 in Cleveland, Ohio. This is the first of nearly 8,000 cases currently being coordinated in a multidistrict litigation (MDL) before Judge David Katz.

This first case involves a woman who claims she had to remove her DePuy ASR XL hip implant after her hip dislocated. In general, Plaintiffs are alleging that DePuy’s ...

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