Among the hundreds of pending MDLs across the country, the report says some stand out for the huge jury awards returned against big companies. Read more
The cases are In re: Wright Medical Technology Inc., Conserve Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation, case number 1:12-md-02329. Read more
The verdict includes between $4 million and $6 million per plaintiff in damages for physical injuries and pain and suffering, and $1 million each to four spouses for loss of consortium. Read more
The jury found in favor of J&J on all counts. Read more
DePuy Orthopaedics, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, has agreed to a $2.475 billion proposed global settlement program that could resolve thousands of claims related to injuries suffer... Read more
Orthopedic device manufacturer Stryker Orthopaedics has recalled two of its hip implant models over concerns the devices are prone to “fretting and corrosion” that could trigger pain, swelli... Read more
Stryker has recalled two modular-neck stem hip implant components – the Rejuvenate and the ABG II. Stryker stated “potential risks associated with fretting and corrosion at the modular neck... Read more
A new study warns metal-on-metal hip implants are much more likely to need repair or replacement. The study authors are calling on doctors to stop using the implants – which have also... Read more
Since the recall of the DePuy ASR, there has been extensive discussion surrounding the alarmingly high failure rates of all-metal hip implants. The all-metal prostheses had grown in populari... Read more
Navan Ward, Jr., a shareholder in our Mass Torts Section has been selected to serve on the Plaintiffs Steering Committee (PSC) for multidistrict litigation (MDL) involving the DePuy Pinnacle... Read more
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