Wright Conserve

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 […]

$11 M Verdict in 1st Wright Conserve Hip Bellwether Trial

ATLANTA, November 25, 2015- On Tuesday, November 24, 2015, the jury in the first federal bellwether trial against Wright Medical Technology, Inc. for product liability and misrepresentation claims relating to their Conserve metal-on-metal hip implant device, awarded $11 million in favor of Plaintiff Robyn Christiansen. Following a two week trial and three days of deliberations, […]

Omnibus Order in Conserve Hips MDL-2329 Sets Stage for Bellwether Trial

On August 31, 2015, United States District Judge William S. Duffey, Jr., issued a 123-page order in the first of the consolidated MDL cases alleging that the Wright Medical Conserve metal-on-metal hip replacement devices are defective. The Court denied the motion for summary judgment as to Plaintiff Robyn Christiansen’s claims for defective design, fraudulent misrepresentation […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]