Tag: hip implant

Hip Replacement Lawyer

$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.

/ April 17, 2017
Metal on Metal Him Implant Side Effects

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.

/ April 13, 2017
Wright Conserve Hip Implant Lawsuit Verdict Upheld

$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.

/ April 6, 2017
JNJ Trial Losses of 2016

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...

/ April 3, 2017

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.

/ January 19, 2017
Lawsuit Settlement

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.

/ December 28, 2016
Pinnacle Hip Implant Lawsuit

[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.

/ December 1, 2016
Hip Implant Recall

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.

/ November 23, 2016
Metal on Metal Hip Implant Lawsuit Settlement

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.

/ November 3, 2016