Stryker Hip Litigation

Settlement Reached in Stryker LFIT V40 Hip Lawsuit

Pope McGlamry is pleased to announce that a confidential, private settlement has been reached in the Stryker LFIT Cobalt Chromium V40 Femoral Heads litigation. The litigation involved the recalled LFIT V40 hip component commonly used in conjunction with Stryker’s Accolade device in hip replacement surgeries. The LFIT V40 devices, manufactured by Howmedica Osteonics Corp., were […]

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 […]

Hip Implant Systems Not Adequately Tested

Recently published research reveals that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has not done an adequate job at regulating hip replacement systems. As the first trials over Johnson & Johnson’s defective Pinnacle Ultamet hip implant equipment begin across the United States, patients and doctors are left wondering whether these manufacturers were asked to provide evidence […]