Wright Hip Litigation

Pope McGlamry Lawyer Named to Co-Chair American Association for Justice’s Wright Metal on Metal Hip Implant Litigation Group

Mike McGlamry, a shareholder with Pope McGlamry (“Pope McGlamry”) in Atlanta, Georgia, has been named as one of three co-chairs for the American Association for Justice’s Wright Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant Litigation Group.  McGlamry is joined as co-chair by Helen Zukin of the Los Angeles, California law firm Kiesel Boucher Larson, LLP, and George E. McLaughlin […]

FDA Meeting on Wednesday and Thursday to Discuss Safety Issues with Metal-on-Metal Hip Implants

On March 29, 2012, the FDA announced that it will convene the Orthopaedic and Rehabilitation Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee to discuss the risks and benefits of Metal-on-Metal (MoM) hip systems. The FDA asked outside scientific and medical experts to discuss recent information on these metal-on-metal hip devices so that the Agency […]

Wright Conserve MDL Website Up and Running

On February 8, 2012, the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation centralized the Wright Conserve hip litigation before U.S. District Judge William S. Duffey, Jr. in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. The Wright Conserve Hip Implant System is a metal-on-metal design, which consists of cast cobalt chromium molybdenum that provides […]

Pope McGlamry Announces Plaintiffs’ Leadership Role in Wright Conserve Hip Implant Litigation

Pope McGlamry has been appointed to leadership positions in MDL. No. 2329, In re: Wright Medical Technology, Inc., Conserve Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation, Civil Action No. 1:12-md-2329, United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 3, 2012, 2012 Pope McGlamry, a prominent Georgia law firm specializing in civil […]

Pope McGlamry, Announces Plaintiffs’ Leadership Role in Wright Medical Technology, Inc., Conserve Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation

Pope, McGlamry, Kilpatrick, Morrison & Norwood, P.C., have been appointed to leadership positions in MDL. No. 2329, In re: Wright Medical Technology, Inc., Conserve Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation, Civil Action No. 1:12-md-2329, United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 3, 2012, 2012 Pope, McGlamry, Kilpatrick, Morrison & […]

Wright Medical’s Conserve Hip System Conference

MDL Initial Organization Conference To  Take Place Next Week For Wright Medical’s Conserve Hip Implant System On April 23, 2012, Judge William S. Duffey, Jr., will host a joint Initial Organization Conference in the Northern District of Georgia, in Atlanta, with respect to the latest metal-on-metal hip implant multidistrict litigation (MDL), In Re: Wright Medical […]

Wright Medical Conserve Hip Litigation Transferred to MDL

On February 8, 2012, the United States Judicial Panel on Multi-District Litigation (“JPML”) transferred four cases involving the Wright Medical Conserve Hip Implant System to the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia. The JPML held that the actions filed against Wright Medical involve common questions of fact, and that centralization will […]

Lawsuits Filed Against Wright Conserve Hip in Federal District Courts

Pope McGlamry has filed three additional Wright Conserve Plus hip system lawsuits in federal district courts across the United States. In November 2011, lawyers from Pope McGlamry filed a lawsuit and petition for MDL consolidation against Wright Medical Technology in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia. Wright Conserve Lawsuits As of […]

Pope McGlamry Files Petition to MDL in Wright Conserve Cases

On November 29, 2011, lawyers from Pope McGlamry filed a petition to the United States Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (“MDL”) to consolidate cases involving the defective Wright Conserve Hip Implant System. Currently, lawyers from Pope McGlamry are evaluating and filing cases involving the defective Wright Conserve Hip Implant System across the United States. What […]

DePuy and Wright Hip Implants Eerily Similar

In August 2010, a DePuy hip implant recall was issued for nearly 93,000 metal-on-metal ASR Hip Resurfacing Systems and ASR XL Acetabular Hip Systems, after it was discovered that the DePuy ASR failure rates was at least 12% within five years of surgery. Serious accusations are now being thrown at DePuy with the most ominous […]