PUBLICATION

Hip & Knee Implant Litigation

With HarrisMartin's Hip & Knee Implant Litigation Report, you will be the first to know about critical developments in these emerging areas of medical device litigation. The report includes coast-to-coast coverage of Zimmer NexGen Knee, Durom Cup Hip, DePuy ASR and Pinnacle Hip, Wright Medical Technology Hip, Smith & Nephew R3 Hip and Journey Knee, Biomet M2a Magnum Hip, Stryker Rejuvenate, ABG II and Trident Hip and Triathlon Knee, and other developing orthopedic device cases. Click Here to Subscribe Now).


PUBLICATION ARCHIVES

SEARCH THE ARCHIVES

Current Issue

Texas Federal Jury Awards Plaintiffs $246,998,791 at Conclusion of 4th Bellwether Trial

A Texas federal jury has awarded $246,998,791 in compensatory and punitive damages to plaintiffs in the fourth bellwether Pinnacle hip implant case to go to trial, finding DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. and its parent company, Johnson & Johnson, negligently designed and manufactured the device, and failed to adequately warn the plaintiffs’ surgeons of its risks.


Texas Federal Jury Awards Plaintiffs $246,998,791 at Conclusion of 4th Bellwether Trial

A Texas federal jury has awarded $246,998,791 in compensatory and punitive damages to plaintiffs in the fourth bellwether Pinnacle hip implant case to go to trial, finding DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. and its parent company, Johnson & Johnson, negligently designed and manufactured the device, and failed to adequately warn the plaintiffs’ surgeons of its risks.


DePuy, J&J, Move for Judgment on Pinnacle Hip Design Defect Claims, Say No Alternative Design Exists

DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. and its parent, Johnson & Johnson, have moved for judgment as a matter of law on design defect claims in the fourth bellwether Pinnacle hip trial, arguing that plaintiffs have not shown there is a safer and feasible alternative design available on the market.


DePuy, J&J Move for Judgment on Warning Claims in Pinnacle Hip Bellwether Trial

DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. and Johnson & Johnson have moved for judgment as a matter of law on failure-to-warn and fraud claims in the fourth bellwether Pinnacle hip trial, arguing that plaintiffs failed to offer competent expert testimony that their warnings were inadequate.


DePuy, J&J Move for Judgment on the Pleadings on Punitive Damage Claims in Pinnacle Trial

DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. and Johnson & Johnson moved for judgment as a matter of law on punitive damages claims in the 4th bellwether Pinnacle hip replacement trial, arguing that the plaintiffs failed to present evidence that it engaged in malicious or wanton misconduct in manufacturing and selling the device.


J&J Says Parent-Subsidiary Relationship Does Not Give Rise to Pinnacle Hip Claims

DePuy Orthopaedics Inc.’s parent company, Johnson & Johnson, has moved for judgment as a matter of law on product liability claims in the 4th bellwether Pinnacle Ultamet hip trial, arguing plaintiffs have not presented evidence that J&J either manufactured or distributed the device.


2nd Amended Complaint Filed in Zimmer Biomet Oxford Knee Case

An Ohio man has filed a second amended complaint accusing Zimmer Biomet of negligently violating Current Good Manufacturing Practices by failing to adequately test its Biomet Oxford knee implant and not responding appropriately to adverse incident reports.


Ala. Federal Judge Orders Briefing on Amount-In-Controversy Issue in DePuy Hip Action

An Alabama federal judge has ordered the parties in a DePuy hip replacement action to submit briefing setting forth their positions as to whether the amount-in-controversy has been satisfied for federal subject matter jurisdiction.


Plaintiffs File Master Complaint in Stryker LFIT V40 Femoral Head MDL

Plaintiffs in the Stryker LFIT V40 Femoral Head multidistrict litigation have filed a master long form complaint in which they allege the device’s design and manufacturing defects caused them to sustain various injuries caused by the release of metal ions and debris into their bloodstreams.


Pinnacle Hip Plaintiffs Seek to Present Evidence Regarding Other Metal-On-Metal Lawsuits

Plaintiffs in the 4th bellwether Pinnacle hip trial have asked the presiding judge to allow them to present evidence regarding other lawsuits filed in the multidistrict litigation in order to “rebut the misimpression” left by DePuy’s cross-examination of its expert, Dr. Nicholas Athanasou.


Past Issues:


VERDICTRACK

The HarrisMartin VerdicTrack lets you track verdicts by product, state, defendant, or expert.

  • DEFENDANT
  • DISEASE / INJURY
  • PRODUCT
  • PUBLICATION
  • STATE
  • SEARCH BY EXPERT
True