Hip Implants

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 [...]

By | 2018-08-14T11:17:54+00:00 August 16th, 2018|Hip Implants|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2018-04-09T11:35:58+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Hip Implants|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | 2018-04-02T16:35:32+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Hip Implants|0 Comments