Stryker Hip Replacement Recall Lawsuit News Update
Litigation for the Stryker hip replacement recall lawsuit is continuing as the Plaintiffs’ Lead Counsel Committee Chairperson, Peter J. Flowers, of Meyers & Flowers, a Chicago-based law firm, is preparing for 5 trials to be set for summer of 2015 in the Federal Muiltidistrict Litigation. While the trial cases have not been selected nor have the criteria for the selection even been set, this litigation is moving in a relatively quick pace. Plaintiff’s counsel is reviewing millions of Stryker documents looking for evidence against the Stryker Orthopaedics. In the next coming month’s plaintiff’s counsel will be working on collecting testimonies of their clients to ensure that they receive the compensation and justice they deserve.
Flowers heads the Plaintiffs’ Lead Counsel Committee representing five other law firms in litigation throughout the United States for thousands of clients who have allegedly suffered serious complications and injuries from the recalled Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular-Neck Hip Stems.
The Stryker hip replacement recall lawsuit could potentially be one of the largest medical device lawsuits in the United States. Stryker Orthopaedics has estimated costs to be up to $1.2 billion in their exposure of 31,000 devices released for a period of two and half years in America before a voluntary recall in July 2012.
Linked below are important articles from medical literature regarding issues in this case. These articles specifically discuss the proper criteria to consider in treating someone with a Recalled Total Hip Arthroplasty replacement and the huge failures seen with devices and the problems that they cause.
- Adverse Local Tissue Reaction Arising from Corrosion at the Femoral Neck-Body Junction in a Dual-Taper Stem with a Cobalt-Chromium Modular Neck, The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated;
- Modular Taper Junction Corrosion and Failure: How to Approach a Recalled Total Hip Arthroplasty Implant, The Journal of Arthroplasty;
- Early Corrosion-Related Failure of the Rejuvenate Modular Total Hip Replacement, The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Incorporated.