Zimmer Hip Lawsuit News | Zimmer Hip Lawsuit - Part 2

Zimmer Expected to Comply with FDA’s New Tracking System

Jacky Gale | July 7th, 2014
Zimmer Hip Replacement Recall

The healthcare community will soon have a new weapon in the fight against potentially defective or dangerous medical devices, which is likely to be well received by those who have reported Zimmer hip replacement complications. The FDA has released comprehensive guidance information for its new medical device labeling and tracking system. The Global Unique Device Identification Database (GUDID) has been… Read more »

Durom Cup Problems Subject of New Zimmer Hip Replacement Lawsuit

Laura Woods | June 23rd, 2014
Zimmer Hip Registry

An Oklahoma woman has filed a Zimmer hip replacement lawsuit, claiming the company’s Durom Acetabular Component is defective. Plaintiff Linda Masteller’s product liability lawsuit relates to the design, development, manufacturing, testing, marketing, promotion, distribution, and sale of the device. The Durom Cup was surgically implanted in Masteller on March 21, 2008, to replace her left hip. She claims she now… Read more »

Zimmer Hip Lawsuit Alleges Years of Pain, Reduced Mobility

Whitney Taylor | June 9th, 2014
Zimmer Scales of Justice

A plaintiff has filed a Zimmer hip revision surgery lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court, claiming his defective Zimmer Durom Cup implant caused him years of significant pain and reduced mobility. The plaintiff did not undergo revision surgery for nearly six years, since his initial surgeon was unaware of the potential risk of early device failure associated with the Durom… Read more »

Zimmer Durom Cup Lawsuit Gets Next Green Light

Kristina Robb-Dover | May 12th, 2014
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After bringing strict liability claims against the manufacturer of the Zimmer Durom Cup hip and the hospital that supplied them, an Arizona woman has learned that her case can proceed in state courts. Federal judge Paul G. Rosenblatt of the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona remanded plaintiff Myfanwy Patricia Ioli’s lawsuit to the Maricopa County Superior Court… Read more »

Plaintiffs Demand Compensation from Zimmer for Unprecedented Failure

Jacky Gale | April 28th, 2014
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A family from New York has filed a Zimmer hip replacement lawsuit demanding compensation for the alleged “unprecedented failure” of the defendants’ hip implant. The lawsuit involves the alleged defective design and manufacture of the Durom Acetabular Component, or Durom Cup. The complaint was filed on April 15, 2014 on behalf of Michael and Susan Wren. It is currently proceeding in… Read more »