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Plaintiff Awarded $9.2M in Zimmer Hip Lawsuit

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Zimmer Inc. has lost its first case involving the Durom Cup hip replacement. Last week, a Los Angeles County Superior Court ordered the device manufacturer to pay plaintiff Gary Kline $9.2 million. The jury found Zimmer liable on claims of failure to warn and defective design before handing down their... Read more »

Lina Medical Reaches Morcellator Cancer Settlement with Widower

Litigation involving laparoscopic morcellators continues to grow in our nation’s federal courts. Plaintiffs allege that they were not sufficiently warned that the devices could spread undetected cancer cells during fibroid removal surgery and/or hysterectomy. The Wall Street Journal reports that the first power morcellator cancer settlement has been reached between... Read more »

Stryker Hip Recall Settlement Tops $1 Billion

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Leading orthopedics manufacturer, Stryker Corp. recalled its Rejuvenate and ABG II hip replacement implants in July 2012 after discovering the devices could cause adverse tissue reactions and other incapacitating health problems. The company announced that it has earmarked some $1.4 billion for Stryker Rejuvenate settlements to cover litigation and medical... Read more »