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First Stryker LFIT V40 Hip Implant Trial Set for September 2019

A Massachusetts District Judge presiding over the Stryker LFIT V40 litigation said that a jury will hear the first lawsuit claiming complications from the hip implant component on September 16, 2019. The first of several bellwether trials, the outcome of the case will provide insight as to how juries may respond to evidence...
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Doctor Tells Court of Allegedly Flawed Testing in DePuy Pinnacle Hip Replacement Lawsuit

Dr. Frank Chan, a doctor who oversaw the clinical testing for DePuy Orthopaedics’ metal-on-metal Pinnacle Ultamet hip replacement system, testified on the witness stand in a UK court last week. He maintained that protein buildup on the Pinnacle cobalt chrome heads caused tests to be seriously flawed, and that DePuy’s failure to clean these components...
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Stryker Stricken Again: Another Hip Implant Lawsuit Filed

In a recent lawsuit against Stryker Orthopaedics filed by a Tennessee man, he claims that he suffered serious injuries following implantation of Stryker’s Accolade TMZF hip stem and LFIT anatomic CoCr V40 femoral head. Pending in the District of Massachusetts, the alleged side-effects from the metal-on-metal implant mirror those of many other plaintiffs with similar...
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