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588 Cases Pending on Smith & Nephew BHR Hip MDL Docket, Filing Says

BALTIMORE — According to a recent filing by Smith & Nephew Inc., there are 588 active cases pending on the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing multidistrict litigation docket in Maryland federal court.

The Feb. 17 brief filed before Judge Catherine Blake of the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland states that 416 of the active cases involve the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Femoral Head and the Birmingham Hip Resurfacing Acetabular Cup.

And 172 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, ...

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BHR Case List
THA Case List

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