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Zimmer Hip Replacement Class Acton Lawsuit for Shareholders Dismissed

A federal appeals court has ruled that shareholders were not misled about problems with the Zimmer Durom Cup hip replacement system, dismissing a class action lawsuit filed after a temporary recall was issued in 2008, so that the manufacturer could revise warnings and instructions to reduce the risk of the implant failing. …

Metal Hip Implant Lawsuits May Cost Manufacturers Billions: Report

Medical device manufacturers could be on the hook for billions of dollars as a result of product liability lawsuits and other costs associated with their metal-on-metal hip replacement systems, which are failing in thousands of people, resulting in severe pain and the need for additional revision surgery.…

Zimmer Durom Cup Hip Lawsuits Moving Forward in MDL

After all federal Zimmer Durom Cup hip lawsuits were consolidated last year as part of a multidistrict litigation, or MDL, individual discovery and proceedings on the cases were stayed while the parties continued settlement negotiations. However, the litigation is now starting to move forward, as Zimmer has been ordered to answer or respond to the complaints in a number of cases where mediation has occurred and no settlement has been reached.…