STORY FROM: Hip & Knee Implant Litigation

Status Conference Scheduled for Feb. 28 in Federal BHR Hip MDL

BALTIMORE - The Maryland federal judge overseeing the Smith & Nephew Birmingham Hip Resurfacing hip implant docket has scheduled the next status conference for Feb. 28.

On Jan. 26, Judge Catherine Blake of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland directed counsel to file an agenda and inform the court whether they prefer to have the conference in court or by telephone by Feb. 23.

Plaintiffs filed their amended master complaint on Aug. 11, accusing S&N of waiting to recall its metal-on-metal hip resurfacing prosthesis until 2015 despite being aware of the device's unreasonably high risk of premature ...

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