July 11 The Ruth Law Team

An MDL, or Multi-District Litigation, for the Stryker LFIT V40 hip replacement has been formed in U.S. District Court of Massachusetts, consolidating cases nationwide into a single court system. In August 2016, Stryker issued a voluntary Class 2 Recall for this particular hip implant. Stryker cited multiple complaints involving taper lock failure. Patients have complained…

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December 8 The Ruth Law Team

It’s been a rough year for Johnson & Johnson, which has faced a slew of lawsuits alleging its talcum powder products have caused ovarian cancer in women. Now, the corporation has found itself in hot water again after it was hit with a billion-dollar verdict over its faulty hip implants, which have caused issues for…

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September 27 The Ruth Law Team

Stryker Orthopaedic has issued a hazard alert for a number of modular hip implants that could cause unexpected side effects. What Is The Problem With The Hip Implants? A specific range of LFIT Anatomic CoCR V40 femoral heads manufactured before 2011 may experience taper lock failures, which is the piece that connects the femoral head…

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May 2 Austin Grinder

Hip replacement surgery is one of the most common and increasing orthopedic procedures performed each year in the United States. In 2000 there were approximately 138,700 total hip replacements performed in the United States. In a ten year time frame, this number more than doubled, and in 2010 there were approximately 310,800 of these procedures…

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October 9 The Ruth Law Team

ATTENTION: FDA Recalls Hip Implant Component If you or a loved one has received a hip replacement surgery between June 15, 2009 and July 31, 2015, please consult with your medical professional in regards to the type of prosthetics used during the surgery. On October 2, 2015 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced a…

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