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Parties Reach Settlement in Fla. Federal Stryker ShapeMatch Cutting Guide Lawsuit

ORLANDO, Fla. — The parties to a Florida federal lawsuit alleging that a defective Stryker ShapeMatch Cutting Guide caused a knee replacement device to fail have reached a settlement agreement, according to a recent court filing.

Judge Roy B. Dalton Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida dismissed the action on June 6 in light of a notice that the claims against Howmedica Osteonics Corp. have been settled and the parties are in the process of finalizing the settlement documents.

Nancy Buckles underwent knee replacement surgery on Aug. 21, 2012, during which her surgeon used ...

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Notice of Settlement

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