Zimmer Hip Lawsuit News | Zimmer Hip Lawsuit - Part 2

Kentucky Plaintiff’s Zimmer Hip Lawsuit Dismissed

Jacky Gale | August 4th, 2014
Zimmer Gavel Smash

U.S. District Court Judge Henry R. Wilhoit Jr. of the Eastern District of Kentucky recently awarded summary judgment to Zimmer Holdings after the defendants pointed to issues in the plaintiff’s Zimmer hip implant lawsuit. In a ruling handed down on July 16, 2014, the complaint filed by Wilson Johnson was found to lack supporting evidence. Johnson had received a hip… Read more »

Zimmer Defective Hip Lawsuit: Six Year Wait for Hip Revision

Katarina Siegfeld | July 21st, 2014
zimmer metal hip implant

A plaintiff in the latest Zimmer defective hip lawsuit contends that she had to wait 6 years for hip revision surgery after the company’s Durom Acetabular cup hip replacement component failed not long after implantation, causing her pain and damage. Ruth Smith underwent hip arthroplasty on July 9, 2007. According to the complaint filed by her lawyers on July 10,… Read more »

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 »