Tag: hip implant
$2 Million Verdict in Zimmer Kinectiv Hip Implant Lawsuit
A judge in New Mexico has ordered Zimmer Inc. to pay $2 million to a man who was injured by a Zimmer Kinectiv hip implant system.
DePuy Knew of Metal Hip Implant Risks in 1995
Experts warned Johnson & Johnson about the dangers of metal-on-metal hip replacements in 1995 and told the company it would be unethical to continue selling the implants.
$2 Million Jury Award in Hip Implant Lawsuit Upheld
Judges upheld a $2.1 million jury payout to a Utah ski instructor who required revision surgery when her Wright Conserve metal-on-metal hip implant failed within 6 years.
100,000 Reasons Why Johnson & Johnson Wants to Forget 2016
Johnson & Johnson was hit with 6 out of 7 of the biggest injury verdicts of 2016. The company is accused of putting profits above public safety in 100,000 lawsuits over baby powder, vaginal mesh, hip implants, Risperdal, Xarelto, and...
Stryker Recalls Hip Implants for Taper Lock Failure Risk
Stryker recalled over 42,500 hip implants because a metal part that connects the hip to the femur can corrode, loosen, and dislocate — a complication known as "taper lock failure" that always needs surgery.
Stryker Expands Rejuvenate and ABG II Hip Implant Lawsuit Settlement
Stryker Orthopedics has agreed to pay at least $300,000 to people who needed revision surgery for a bad hip replacement with the recalled Rejuvenate or ABG II before December 19, 2016.
[BREAKING] $1 Billion Awarded in Metal Hip Implant Trial
Six people who were injured by a metal-on-metal hip implant made by Johnson & Johnson were awarded over $1 billion by a federal jury in Dallas, Texas.
Smith & Nephew Recalls Modular-Neck Hip Implants
Smith & Nephew is recalling all modular-neck hip implants due to a risk of metal poisoning and other side effects that may need surgery.
2,000 Wright Hip Implant Lawsuits Settle for $240M
Wright Medical Technology has agreed to pay a $240 million settlement to resolve most of the lawsuits involving their metal-on-metal hip replacements.