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 […]

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 & […]