STORY FROM: Hip & Knee Implant Litigation

Conformis Customized Knee Implant Lawsuit Remanded

RENO, Nev. — A Nevada federal judge has remanded a lawsuit accusing Conformis Inc. of negligently delivering the wrong customized knee replacement implant to a surgeon, forcing a patient to undergo knee replacement surgery using a non-customized implant made by a different company.

On Sept. 26, Judge Larry Hicks of the U.S. District Court for the District of Nevada found Conformis has not shown that the amount of controversy exceeds $75,000 and therefore has not met its burden for removal.

According to the complaint. plaintiff Hermann Gollner never received his Conformis Inc. customized knee implant as the company promised, thereby ...

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