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Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant Problems To Be Reviewed by Ireland

Ireland has launched a safety review of metal-on-metal hip implants, as it creates its own database to track knee and hip replacements. It has come the latest of several countries to raise warnings about the all-metal hip design, which has been linked to reports of loosening and early failure.…

First Status Conference in Biomet Hip Replacement MDL Scheduled Nov. 16

Lawyers involved in federal lawsuits over the Biomet M2A Magnum hip replacement will be meeting with the judge presiding over the recently formed multidistrict litigation (MDL) for the first time on November 16, where they are expected to discuss the organization and structure for the consolidated pretrial proceedings.…

Risk of Cancer with Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacements Not Seen: Study

According to the findings of a new study, researchers were unable to find any signs of an increased risk of cancer over the first seven years after patients receive a metal-on-metal hip replacement, which is known to shed microscopic metal particles into the blood stream that may cause the formation of tumor-like growths among some patients.  …

Arguments Scheduled Over Consolidation Biomet Magnum Hip Litigation

A panel of federal judges is scheduled to hear oral arguments next month on whether all federal product liability lawsuits over Biomet M2A Magnum hip replacements should be consolidated before one judge for coordinated pretrial proceedings as part of an MDL, or multidistrict litigation. …

Biomet Opposes MDL for M2A-Magnum Hip Replacement Lawsuits

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Although a growing number of individuals throughout the United States have filed a Biomet M2A-Magnum hip replacement lawsuit after experiencing problems with the metal-on-metal implant, the manufacturer indicates that they are opposed to consolidation of the cases in federal court as part of an MDL, or multidistrict litigation.…

Plaintiffs to Receive Registry Data on DePuy ASR Failures, Subject to Limits

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In the federal litigation over recalled DePuy ASR hip replacements, Plaintiffs will have access to certain data from a British joint registry, which may provide additional information on DePuy ASR failure rates and when the manufacturer should have realized there were problems with the implant design.…