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In 2016, Stryker Orthopaedics announced it was extending the settlement affecting lawsuits concerning the Rejuvenate and ABG II hip implant components. Initially, the settlement program affected only patients who had revision surgery before November 3, 2014. The extended settlement affects patients who had revision surgery prior to December 19, 2016. Even with that extended settlement, […]

On March 17th, a federal jury ordered Johnson & Johnson and DePuy to pay an historic $502 million verdict to five plaintiffs who had all received a faulty, metal-on-metal DePuy Pinnacle hip implant. The nine-person jury found DePuy and its parent company Johnson & Johnson liable for design defect, failure to warn, fraud, and gross […]

There are lots of interesting findings coming out of the recent annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. One piece of research that caught our attention was the news that researchers have found a link between the metal-on-metal ASR XL hip implant and heart failure in men. Of his research, Dr. Stephen Graves […]