Smith & Nephew Hip Implant Lawsuits Expand

Smith & Nephew Hip Implant Lawsuits Expand

R3 metal liners added to Birmingham Hip Resurfacing litigation A panel of federal judges overseeing hundreds of lawsuits against Smith & Nephew for their failed metal on metal hip devices is expanding the scope of the litigation. The United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict litigation held that plaintiffs implanted with the recalled R3 metal liner… 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

Biomet, Smith & Nephew failure rates climb in new hip implant data

Metal hip implants made by Biomet and Smith & Nephew are on the rise, confirming the risks of a painful revision surgery for patients due to metallosis and pseudotumor. The hip implant lawyers at Jones Ward PLC represent hundreds of people across the nation with injuries caused by metal-on-metal hip implants such as the Biomet… Read More

Billion Dollar Verdict for 6 Plaintiffs with Defective Hip Implants

Billion Dollar Verdict for 6 Plaintiffs with Defective Hip Implants

In Dallas, a Federal jury levied a $1 billion verdict against Johnson and Johnson’s DePuy orthopedics for injuries to six plaintiffs related to their Pinnacle hip implants. The jury found that the Pinnacle hip implants were defectively designed and that Johnson and Johnson failed to warn consumers about the potential defects. More than 8,000 lawsuits… Read More

Metal on Metal Hip Implant Lawsuit Information

Metal on Metal Hip Implant Lawsuit Information

Metal on metal hip implants continue to injure thousands of patients, even though many of the devices have now been recalled or pulled from the market. The attorneys at Jones Ward PLC are working to hold all manufacturers of metal hips accountable for injuries sustained by injured patients with failed hips. Hip Implant Timeline Metal-on-metal… Read More

Do You Qualify for a Hip Implant Settlement?

Do You Qualify for a Hip Implant Settlement?

People injured by metal on metal hip implants have filed more than 30,000 lawsuits in the U.S. over the last decade. But not all cases are alike, and not all metal-on-metal hip implants are the same. Deciding whether you qualify for a settlement is a complex question that involves numerous factors. Here are some of… Read More

Settlement reached for Wright Medical hip lawsuits

Settlement reached for Wright Medical hip lawsuits

The hip implant lawyers at Jones Ward PLC have been involved in litigation with Wright Medical for more than three years over the company’s metal-on-metal hip devices. Now, a settlement agreement has been reached for 1,300 of those cases. Wright Medical deal worth $240 million Wright Medical will pay $240 million to provide compensation to people injured… Read More

Why Was the Stryker ABG II Hip Implant Recalled?

Why Was the Stryker ABG II Hip Implant Recalled?

The ABG II hip implant by Stryker was recalled in 2012. This hip implant was found to have many dangers associated with it. You could experience corrosion or flaking of the materials that make up the implant. These materials are mainly metal. That means you when the material breaks down you get pieces of metal… Read More

Why Was the Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Recalled?

Why Was the Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Recalled?

The Stryker Rejuvenate hip implant was recalled in 2012 following a three month period where Stryker informed doctors and physicians not to use the product. Once the recall was issued, lawsuits came in regarding the device. Many individuals had suffered immensely from using it and experienced a number of health problems. Our Stryker hip lawyers… Read More