Hip Implants

Settlement Discussions Progressing For Thousands of DePuy Metal Hip Implant Lawsuits

Thousands of DePuy Pinnacle metal on metal hip injury lawsuits may be resolved in the coming days. According to reports, the company is close to finalizing a settlement agreement that would affect more than 10,000 plaintiffs. The lawsuits claim, among other things, that DePuy misled consumers about the potential risks associated with their popular metal… read more

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Stryker Expands LFIT V40 Hip Implant Warning

In an urgent new Safety Notification, leading hip replacement manufacturer Stryker has ramped up its warnings around the LFIT V40 Femoral Head, a hip implant component linked to severe injuries in hundreds of product liability lawsuits. Stryker Issues New Warning On LFIT V40 Femoral Head In August 2016, Stryker recalled certain lots of the hip… read more

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Stryker Employee Pleads Guilty To Bribery Scheme For $5.5M Medical Device Contract

A medical technologies employee from Monroe, New York has pleaded guilty to accepting $75,000 in bribes to secure a lucrative contract between his employer and metallurgy company Sanova, MassDevice reports. Federal prosecutors say Daniel Lawryinowicz brokered a $5.5 million contract for metallurgical services, accepting thousands of dollars in illegal bribes from Eugene Ostrovsky, vice president… read more

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Maryland Federal Judge Greenlights 200+ Smith & Nephew Hip Implant Lawsuits

A US District Judge in Maryland will allow over 200 lawsuits filed against British hip implant manufacturer Smith & Nephew to continue, ruling that five state law claims over the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing system are not preempted by the device’s FDA clearance, according to Reuters. Smith & Nephew Must Face Hip Implant Lawsuits, Judge Rules… read more

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