STORY FROM: Hip & Knee Implant Litigation
Boeing Waited Too Long to File Hip Implant Suit Against Biomet, Ind. Federal Judge Rules
December 21, 2018
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — An Indiana federal judge has awarded Biomet summary judgment in a lawsuit filed by Boeing as assignee of an employee whose M2a Magnum hips failed, ruling that the employee knew of the possible cause of his injuries long before the action was filed, therefore the claims are time-barred.
In a Dec. 18 order, Judge Robert L. Miller of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana found the claims accrued in January 2014 when his doctor told him that he should have the hip implant removed due to the likelihood of tissue reaction to ...
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