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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 [...]

Stryker Hip Replacement Lawyer

You may need to contact our Stryker hip replacement lawyer today to see if you may have a claim for compensation.

Latest News on Stryker Lawsuits

Many of the initial test cases or “bellwether” cases have successfully settled. As a result, a second phase is now being planned in part due to the positive outcome experienced in the belwether cases and the settlements reached late in 2013 of 8000 DePuy metal hip cases.

It’s possible however, that Stryker may not settle cases of those patients that have not had a revision surgery. If you have, or think you may have a hip implant claim, do NOT feel that you must have a revision surgery based on our information. We are not medical experts and cannot begin to advise you on how to be treated. We do however, remind you of the importance of maintaining regular follow-ups with your orthopedist [...]

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