Recent Settlements | Zimmer Hip Lawsuit - Part 2

New Study Could Fuel Zimmer Hip Settlement Process

Whitney Taylor | July 24th, 2012
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A new study finds that metal-on-metal hip replacement devices are associated with specific health risks, which could impact the Zimmer hip settlement process in the future. The recent study identified health risks like inflammation and other potentially serious medical conditions in those who have been implanted with metal-on-metal hip implants. The study was conducted by researchers from both the Imperial… Read more »

Idaho Couple Seeks Time to Negotiate Possible Zimmer Hip Settlement

Shay Morrigan | May 29th, 2012
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On May 21, 2012, U.S. District Judge Madeline Cox Arleo signed an order granting an Idaho couple more time to potentially negotiate a Zimmer hip settlement. Plaintiffs Douglas and Noreen Davis claim that Zimmer is responsible for injuries sustained by Mr. Davis as a result of being implanted with the Zimmer Durom Cup hip device. The case was originally filed… Read more »

Co-Liaison Counsel to Plaintiffs In Zimmer Hip MDL Granted Fees and Expenses

Shay Morrigan | April 16th, 2012
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In a recent order signed March 5, 2012, Judge Madeline Cox Arleo for the U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey—the location of the Zimmer Durom Cup hip implant MDL—ordered the defendants to transfer $501,140 to the plaintiffs’ co-liaison counsel. The monies had been set aside in a “common benefit fund” to cover the time and expenses of counsel who… Read more »

Texas Plaintiff Seeks Compensation for Zimmer Hip Problems

Seth Harris | February 2nd, 2012
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Texas resident Jeffrey Johnson joins the list of plaintiffs across the U.S. seeking Zimmer hip settlements. According to his complaint, which was filed on January 9, 2012 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Johnson underwent surgery to install an artificial right hip in 2008. He received a Zimmer Trilogy Acetablular Hip System, which included a… Read more »

Zimmer Hip Lawsuit Joins New Jersey MDL

Lara Campbell | November 11th, 2011
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An individual Zimmer hip lawsuit against orthopedics giant Zimmer, Inc. originally filed in New York, has been transferred to multidistrict litigation (MDL) in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, joining several other Zimmer hip lawsuits. The suit was filed by plaintiff Willie Brunson Jr., who hired a Zimmer hip lawyer after undergoing multiple revision surgeries to… Read more »