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$9.2 Million Awarded in Zimmer Hip Lawsuit

zimmer durum cup case leads to settlementAccording to Reuters, a Los Angeles jury has awarded $9.2 million to a man who claims he was injured by a Durom Acetabular Component, or Durom Cup. The verdict marks Zimmer’s first loss in litigation over its Durom Cup hip implant.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Zimmer’s Durom Cup in 2006 for use in total hip replacement systems. But only a year had passed when one ...

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Zimmer Recalls Thousands of Persona Knee Implants

zimmer persona knee implants recalledAccording to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Zimmer has issued a class 2 recall of over 11,000 units from its Persona line of knee implants. Zimmer has attributed the recall to complaints of loosening of the implant and the appearance of radiolucent lines—gaps between the components of the device or between the device and the bone that can result in severe pain, inflammation, and bone damage. Either of these ...

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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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