Zimmer Hip Lawsuit News | Zimmer Hip Lawsuit - Part 2

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 »

Durom Cup Lawsuit Alleges Implant Caused Metallosis

Laura Woods | April 14th, 2014
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A Florida woman has filed a Zimmer Durom Cup lawsuit that will be added to the ongoing Zimmer hip multidistrict litigation in New Jersey. Christina C. Reilly underwent a left total hip replacement surgery on January 5, 2007 and a right total hip replacement surgery on February 29, 2008. She received a Zimmer Durom Acetabular implant in both surgeries. “After… Read more »

Allegedly Defective Zimmer Hip Implant Led to Disability, Disfigurement

Jacky Gale | March 31st, 2014
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Another Zimmer hip lawsuit was recently added to the multidistrict litigation (MDL) No. 2158 for pretrial proceedings. A Maine woman filed her lawsuit on March 25, 2014, alleging that Zimmer’s Durom Cup implant caused significant pain and disability, and forced her to undergo revision surgery. Carolyn O. Eaton demands compensatory damages in excess of $75,000 for economic and non-economic losses… Read more »

Study Finds Cancer Risks Higher with Metal-on-Metal Hip Replacements

Susan Green | March 17th, 2014
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Certain cancers can be added to the list of complications associated with metal-on-metal (MoM) hip replacements like the Zimmer hip, according to a February 2014 study.  The study concluded that MoM hip patients suffered over twice as many soft-tissue sarcomas, and one-third more basal cell carcinomas, as patients with conventional devices. The researchers examined records of over 10,000 Finnish citizens… Read more »

Durom Cup Side Effects Subject of New Zimmer Hip Lawsuit

Ava Lawson | March 3rd, 2014
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A Zimmer hip replacement lawsuit was recently transferred to U.S. District Court of New Jersey for coordinated pretrial proceedings under MDL No. 2158. The plaintiffs, Eric Rogne and his wife Sara, argue that the defendant failed to adequately warn about the serious nature of Zimmer Durom Cup side effects, and as a result of the allegedly defective implant, Eric suffered… Read more »