Wright Profemur

Profemur Trials Approved for Coordinated Pretrial Proceedings

Last month, we noted that Tennessee’s Shelby County Circuit Court was considering whether to coordinate claims involving fractures of Wright Medical’s Profemur® Hip System. The Profemur® Hip System is a modular hip implant device developed and distributed by Wright Medical that has fractured and catastrophically failed post-implant at a frequency well above industry norms.  A […]

Wright Profemur Litigation Awaiting Ruling by TN State Court on Consolidation

The Profemur® Hip System is a modular hip implant device developed and distributed by Wright Medical that has fractured within patients at a frequency well above industry norms.  A fracture event almost always requires painful, emergency revision surgery, and in many cases the revision includes an extended trochanteric osteotomy.  The Profemur® device has been distributed […]

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 […]

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 […]