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A new study calls into question the durability of metal-on-metal hip replacement devices, including devices made by DePuy Orthopaedics, suggesting that over time the number of revision surgeries required by patients who received certain devices has increased. The findings come after a federal jury in Dallas awarded six plaintiffs almost $250 million in their DePuy […]

The thought of having a metal-on-metal hip implant—such as one made by Stryker or DePuy Orthopaedics—fail typically brings up concerns about pain, loss of mobility, and the necessity for revision surgery. But according to an article in The New York Times, failure of an all-metal hip device can cause serious health problems, as well. Companies […]

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, […]