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As we mentioned last month, Stryker’s settlement program for patients injured by the Rejuvenate metal-on-metal hip replacement is going forward. The Rejuvenate implant was recalled in 2012 after it was discovered the device caused severe side effects such as metal blood poisoning. Lawyersandsettlements.com reports that for most of the patients who will be compensated in […]

Zimmer is back in court this week, defending their Durom Cup hip implant, which is the subject of hundreds of other pending lawsuits across the United States. The plaintiff, 59-year old Gary Kline, had the metal-on-metal Durom Cup implanted in 2007, but it failed, and he had to have it removed 15 months later. His […]

A Zimmer hip replacement is the subject of an urgent and critical recall issued by the FDA. The recall states that: “The company found a process monitoring failure that led to higher than expected amounts of manufacturing residues left on the devices. These residues can cause serious adverse health issues including allergic reactions, pain, infections, […]