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Biomet Denied Summary Judgment on Timeliness Issue in M2a Magnum Hip Lawsuit
December 21, 2018
SOUTH BEND, Ind. — A lawsuit filed against Biomet in connection with its Magnum M2a hip implant may proceed because there are questions of fact as to whether the claims are timely under Florida law, an Indiana federal judge has ruled.
In a Dec. 14 order, Judge Robert L. Miller Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana said the record is unclear whether the plaintiff was aware of the true nature of his injury and the potential cause before he was diagnosed with metallosis and underwent revision surgery in August 2014.
Daniel Macal received two ...
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