Smith & Nephew hip implant lawsuits expand

The hip implant recall lawyers at Jones Ward are expanding the scope of a legal challenge to the Smith & Nephew BHR, targeting a configuration of the device that never gained FDA approval. Smith & Nephew faces approximately 300 individual lawsuits in federal court from patients who claim that the BHR failed and shed toxic… Read More

Onglyza heart failure MDL sent to Kentucky

Heart failure lawsuits tied to diabetes drugs Onglyza and Kombiglyze XR will be consolidated in Kentucky federal court, a panel of judges has decided. Ongylza and Kombiglyze XR are used by more than 100,00 Type 2 Diabetes patients in the U.S., and both drugs have been on the U.S. market since at least 2010. But it… Read More

Biomet hip implant metallosis experts OK’d by federal judge

Biomet hip implant victims got a dose of good news Friday when a federal judge ruled that expert testimony about metallosis and other problems with the defective metal-on-metal devices will be allowed at trial. The judge’s ruling in U.S. District Court in Northern Indiana means plaintiffs in the litigation will be able to present testimony… Read More

Jones Ward welcomes Alex Davis as partner

Jones Ward welcomes Alex Davis as partner

Jones Ward PLC founding partners Larry Jones and Jasper Ward are pleased to announce that Alex Davis will become a partner at the law firm effective January 1, 2018. Davis joined the firm in 2010. He focuses his practice on mass tort cases involving defective drugs and medical devices, and represents injured people in almost… Read More

Nutek baby wipes settlement deadline extended to Jan. 29

Consumers who purchased Nutek baby wipes tainted with bacteria now have until January 29, 2018, to file claims based on a settlement program negotiated by the class action team at Jones Ward PLC and other law firms. If you bought or used the wipes manufactured by Nutek between Oct. 25, 2013 and Oct. 25, 2014,… Read More

Smith & Nephew hip implant lawyers strike back at preemption

Lawsuits against Smith & Nephew over the recalled Birmingham Hip Resurfacing, or BHR, hip implant system have passed the 200 mark, as the legal team at Jones Ward PLC continues to fight for injured people in dozens of states from California to New York and Florida to Alaska. BHR lawsuits from more than 40 states… Read More