Defective Medical Devices

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 […]

McGlamry & Blakely of Pope McGlamry Appointed to Plaintiffs’ Executive Committees for Stryker LFit V40 Litigation

Pope McGlamry’s own Michael L. McGlamry and Michael J. Blakely have been appointed to the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committees in separate but related coordinated litigations for Stryker LFIT V40. Plaintiffs’ Executive Committees Multi-County Litigation (MCL) for New Jersey McGlamry has been appointed a member of the Plaintiffs’ Executive Committee for the multi-county litigation (MCL) for Stryker LFIT Anatomic […]

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 […]

Centralization of Injury Claims For Stryker LFIT V40 Femoral Head Recall

Stryker LFIT V40 Update – May 2017 The federally filed injury claims regarding the August 29, 2016 recall of Stryker Orthopaedics’ LFIT Anatomic CoCr V40 (Stryker LFIT V40) Femoral Heads have been centralized by the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (JPML). Consolidation of Stryker LFIT V40 Lawsuits The JPML found that the 33 lawsuits […]

$1 Billion Verdict Awarded in Bellwether Trial Over DePuy Pinnacle Hip Implants

Latest DePuy Pinnacle Update – December 2016 On December 1, 2016, Johnson & Johnson (“J&J”) and its DePuy Orthpaedics unit was ordered by a federal jury in Dallas, Texas to pay over $1 billion for their defective Pinnacle hip implants. The jury found J&J liable on claims of fraudulent concealment, negligent failure to warn, strict […]

Mike McGlamry to speak at AAJ’s Hot Topics in Mass Tort Litigation seminar

  Mike McGlamry to speak at AAJ’s Hot Topics in Mass Tort Litigation seminar at the Kimpton Surfcomber Hotel in Miami Beach, FL on January 25-27, 2017. Mike will speak on the Wright Hip Settlement Update and will cover settlement background terms, settlement administration and lien resolution, excluded claims and second settlement prospects. AAJ’s Hot Topics […]

Settlement Program Announced for Wright Medical Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants

After a hard-fought, almost 5-year battle in federal court in Atlanta, Georgia and in California state court, we are pleased to announce a settlement program that will resolve a significant number of claims against Wright Medical. Wright Medical has agreed to settle approximately 1,300 claims of certain Wright Medical metal-on-metal hip implant patient-claimants whose hips […]

Settlement Agreement Reached On Behalf of Zimmer Durom Acetabular Cup Claimants

On February 17, 2016, a settlement agreement was reached between Zimmer, Inc., the manufacturer of the Zimmer Durom Cup, and Claimant’s Liaison Counsel, the attorneys representing the interests of individuals across the country injured by defective Zimmer Durom hip components. In many cases, these patients underwent risky and costly revision surgeries for removal of these […]