STORY FROM: Hip & Knee Implant Litigation
388 Active Cases Pending on BHR Hip MDL Docket, According to Recent Filing
July 17, 2018
BALTIMORE — According to a recent submission by Smith & Nephew Inc., there are 388 active cases pending on the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing multidistrict litigation docket in Maryland federal court.
In the July 9 submission filed before Judge Catherine Blake of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, 306 of the cases involve the of the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Femoral Head and the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Acetabular Cup.
Eighty-two of the active cases involve THA Systems, which are BHR components used as part of a total hip replacement construct. Components may include various femoral hip stems, the S&N ...
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