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CHICAGO — Zimmer Inc. has chosen a case to serve as its second bellwhether trial in the multidistrict litigation covering the company’s NexGen knee implants, according to Law360.
NEW ORLEANS — A Louisiana man is suing Zimmer Inc. for allegedly failing to disclose knowledge of manufacturer defects to medical professionals who implanted patients with the devices, according to The Louisiana Record.
Despite the risks, a study found that millions of Americans are living with hip and knee replacements. According to the latest research, there are over 7 million individuals in the United States who are living with artificial knees or hips. This works out to approximately 4.7 million knee replacements and 2.5 million hip replacements. These […]
CHICAGO — In its pending NexGen MDL trials, Zimmer is alleging the plaintiffs have failed to provide evidence (via discovery) in cases slated for bellwether trial selections. The company, which is the maker of the defective NexGen knee implant, is claiming that the plaintiffs have failed to participate in discovery and so are asking the […]
SILVER SPRING, Md. — Once again, medical implant giant Zimmer has been hit with a recall. This recall is in relation to one of its many hip replacement systems. In the latest blow to the Zimmer brand, the company’s M/L Taper with Kinectiv Technology Femoral Stems and Necks are the subject of an FDA class […]
Zimmer knee replacement devices have been the subject of much controversy lately, as concerns have increased about the potential side-effects of having knee replacement surgery. Among the complications believed to be associated with Zimmer knee replacements, serious bone fracturing and osteolysis have been documented in some individuals. Lawsuits are currently being filed against Zimmer Holdings […]
CHICAGO — The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois has moved the bellwether trial against the Zimmer NexGen Knee implant to October of this year. Jury selection for the multidistrict litigation will start on October 8th, opening statements will be heard on October 13th, and defense witnesses will be called no earlier […]
Recently, Zimmer knee implants have been under heavy scrutiny for reports alleging the devices can cause serious bone fracturing in some patients. Patients who have suffered from this complication often call us to ask if they may be eligible to file a lawsuit against the company who produced the defective device. Our lawyers can obtain […]
The FDA announced a recall of one of the many Zimmer knee replacement implants that are on the market. On March 12th, 2015, the FDA announced a class 2 recall of the Zimmer Persona Trabecular Metal Tibial Plate/Persona TM Tibia. The recall applies to all of the sizes and lots of the Persona knee line that […]