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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
Wright Medical Technology has agreed to pay a $240 million settlement to resolve most of the lawsuits involving their metal-on-metal hip replacements.