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Zimmer M/L Taper with Kinectiv Hip Implant Lawsuit Set for Trial in Late July

PHILADELPHIA — A case in which a woman alleges her Zimmer M/L Taper with Kinectiv Technology hip implant system with a VerSys femoral head was defectively designed and manufactured is scheduled for trial in Pennsylvania federal court on July 31.

The lawsuit, pending in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, says the hip replacement system generated excessive fretting and corrosion that generates toxic metal debris, metal ions and other chemical byproducts which are released into the surrounding tissues.

Marilyn Adams underwent right hip replacement surgery on Jan. 18, 2011, during which she was implanted with ...

Associated Law Firms
Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott
Faegre Baker Daniels
Levin Papantonio Thomas Mitchell Rafferty & Proctor
McGartland Law Firm
Osborne & Associates
Villari Brandes & Giannone

Associated Documents
2nd Amended Complaint
Motion for Summary Judgment

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