N. Kirkland Pope

Wright Conserve Hip Litigation, Settlement & Product History

The settlement programs spearheaded by Pope McGlamry’s leadership are in full swing. Nearly 2,000 Wright Medical Conserve claims have or are being settled through three (3) separate and staged settlements with Wright Medical, totaling approximately $340 million. Wright Conserve MDL The Wright Conserve Multi-District Litigation (MDL) was created in February 2012, consolidating all federal court […]

Wright Medical Conserve Hip Implant Final Settlement

September 29, 2017 (Atlanta, GA) – Following a nearly six-year litigious battle in both Atlanta, Georgia and California state courts, we are pleased to announce a settlement program that will resolve all remaining eligible pending claims against Wright Medical regarding the Wright Conserve Defective Hip Device. While there are some limitations, the settlement represents another […]

Stryker LFIT V40 Cases Consolidated in New Jersey

A bid from consumers has been approved by the New Jersey Supreme Court to consolidate state court lawsuits against Stryker for an alleged defective hip replacement device, the Stryker LFIT V40 femoral head. The defect is associated with corrosion that is caused when the device is connected to another component, resulting in revision surgeries for […]

Third Annual Teed Up for Torts Golf Tournament Hosted by Pope McGlamry

Pope McGlamry’s third annual “Teed Up for Torts” golf tournament was held at Bear’s Best golf club in Suwanee on May 1st. The tournament was held to benefit the International Women’s House. The International Women’s House provides shelter and resources for families who have been victims of human trafficking, domestic violence and sexual assault, with […]

Pope McGlamry Law Firm Launches “Wishing Tree” Community Program

 Atlanta, GA  (December 2, 2015) – Pope McGlamry, a law firm with offices in Atlanta and Columbus, announced the launch of a “Wishing Tree” holiday program to help Atlanta-area victims of domestic abuse and human trafficking. To further Pope McGlamry’s ongoing efforts to support the International Women’s House (IWH), the firm has spearheaded a holiday […]

Jury Awards $4.5 Million to Victim of Malfunctioning Wright Hip Implant Device

On June 12, 2015, a California jury found Wright Medical Technology, Inc. liable in the amount of $4.5 million to Alan Warner due to the pain and suffering he experienced after his Wright hip implant unexpectedly fractured after only three years of implantation. This was the first Wright hip lawsuit, out of over 1200 currently […]

Wright Conserve Metal-on-Metal Hips Update

Pope McGlamry, Kiesel Law and Ray Boucher are leading the charge against Wright Medical in MDL-2329, a consolidated proceeding pursuing products defect claims relating to Wright Medical Conserve – another defective metal-on-metal hip implant device. Mike McGlamry and Ray Boucher have been appointed as lead counsel for all plaintiffs, while Bill Norwood and Helen Zukin […]

$2.5 Million Awarded to Plaintiff in DePuy Case

Last week, on February 3, a jury in Tulsa County, Oklahoma returned a $2.5 million compensatory damage verdict in favor of Plaintiff Andrea Smith against Defendants DePuy Orthopaedics and DePuy International following implantation and subsequent revision surgery of a defective DePuy ASR metal-on-metal hip replacement device.  (Smith v. DePuy, CJ-2011-5804, District Court, Tulsa County, Oklahoma) […]

Profemur Trials Approved for Coordinated Pretrial Proceedings

Last month, we noted that Tennessee’s Shelby County Circuit Court was considering whether to coordinate claims involving fractures of Wright Medical’s Profemur® Hip System. The Profemur® Hip System is a modular hip implant device developed and distributed by Wright Medical that has fractured and catastrophically failed post-implant at a frequency well above industry norms.  A […]

Hundreds Of Injured Women Report Trouble With Birth Control Implant

Erin Brockovich, a woman made famous fighting on behalf of injured individuals against a large corporation, says she may have found her next project and it involves a potentially dangerous birth control device named Essure. Brockovich says that women who have been injured by the product are currently stranded with nowhere to turn for help […]