Smith & Nephew hip implant metallosis lawsuits pass 500 mark

Recalled and defective metal-on-metal hip implants made by Smith & Nephew are now the subject of more than 500 lawsuits pending in state and federal courts. The hip implant lawyers at Jones Ward PLC represent more injured plaintiffs than any other law firm in the nation, and have been involved in litigation since 2013 over… Read More

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

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

Smith & Nephew BHR hip implants targeted in new 160-page lawsuit

Smith & Nephew BHR hip implants targeted in new 160-page lawsuit

The Birmingham Hip Resurfacing system made by Smith & Nephew is the target of a new 160-page lawsuit filed by the hip implant attorneys at Jones Ward PLC. The lawsuit in Maryland federal court details why the BHR system is defective and causes patients to suffer injuries due to metal toxicity and pseudotumors. BHR defects revealed… 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

Smith & Nephew faces corruption charge

Smith & Nephew, maker of the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing System, agreed to pay a $22 million fine due to charges of corruption and bribery over illegal payments to doctors for its medical devices. The metal-on-metal BHR hip system is at the center of growing litigation spearheaded by Jones Ward PLC due to the soaring failure… 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