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Man Awarded $9.1M For Defective Zimmer Hip Implant

Update On Hip Replacement Litigation
Hip Implant


Last week a Los Angeles jury awarded over $9 million to a man that had received a Zimmer Durom Cup hip implant in 2007 and had to have it removed a little over a year later due to failure of the hip replacement. Hundreds of other cases against the company because of its metal-on-metal hip implant are pending.

The plaintiff claimed that Zimmer was negligent in failing to warn the public about design defects in the Durom Cup hip replacement system which was removed from the US market in 2008.

Zimmer Biomet, which is based in Warsaw, Indiana, is only one of the companies currently being sued because of their hip replacement systems. Others include DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. and Stryker Corp.

DePuy and Stryker Settlement Programs

DePuy which is a unit of Johnson & Johnson, recalled their ASR XL Acetabular Hip Systems and ASR Hip Resurfacing Systems. After settling some of these metal-on-metal hip system [...]

DePuy Hip Replacement Lawyer

If you have had a hip replacement, you may need a DePuy hip replacement lawyer. On August 26, 2010, DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. officially recalled two defective hip implant systems, the ASR Hip Resurfacing System and the ASR XL Acetabular System. The recall was ordered by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) after receiving a high volume of complaints from patients that had received one of these defective DePuy hip implants. The New York Times* recently called the DePuy hip implant recall “The most widespread medical implant failure in decades.” After the recall, thousands of the estimated 93,000 all-metal hip replacement patients contacted a DePuy hip lawyer to find out if they may have a claim against the hip implant manufacturer. DePuy is a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson.

The DePuy ASR XL Acetabular Hip System and DePuy ASR Hip Resurfacing System have a 12 to 13 percent chance of [...]

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