STORY FROM: Hip & Knee Implant Litigation
Wright Medical Denies Allegations that Profemur Hip System is Negligently Designed, Defective
February 25, 2018
DES MOINES, Iowa - Wright Medical Technology is denying an Iowa couple's allegations that it negligently designed and manufactured its Profemur hip replacement system, asserting that the device's components are not, in fact, defective.
In a Feb. 9 answer filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Iowa, WMT also asserted affirmative defenses of failure to mitigate, learned intermediary doctrine, and failure to state a claim.
In 2011, Rebecca Dumler was implanted with a Profemur CoCr Modular Neck and a titanium stem. Following the procedure, Dumler allegedly sustained injuries and damages due to corrosion between the CoCr ...
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