Biomet will pay at least $56 million to settle a Multidistrict litigation relating to defective metal hip replacements according to a court filing
San Diego, CA (PRWEB) February 05, 2014
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Reuters published on February 4, that Biomet will pay at least $56 million to settle a Multidistrict litigation relating to defective metal hip replacements according to a court filing (MDL 2391, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana). As the article mentions “plaintiffs who have received a Biomet M2a 38 or M2a Magnum hip replacement system as part of an initial hip replacement that was rectified more than 180 days after it was implanted shall receive a base award of $200,000.”
According to the Case Management Order, issued on December 16, 2013 in the Stryker Hip Implant Multicounty Litigation, four of six lawsuits chosen to undergo mediation have been settled (Superior Court of New Jersey, Bergen County, case no BER-L-1022-13, BER-L-850-13, BER-L-6878-12, BER-L-1744-13).
Taking into consideration the latest developments, AttorneyOne.com updated the website and, now, can actively provide an expert opinion including how to get in contact with legal counsel easily and inexpensively in cases of severe complications, allegedly from Hip Replacement. Sean Burke, director of Media Relations at AttorneyOne.com, adds that the relevant information illustrates that people continue to file Hip Replacement lawsuits. "For that reason," he continues, "our focus should squarely fall on getting the word out and assisting people in finding the right legal assistance.”
On December 18, a new lawsuit was filed by a man in Illinois Northern District Court (1:2013cv09015) alleging that he suffered serious and permanent injuries from his Stryker hip replacement. According to the lawsuit, the plaintiff claims that he was implanted with the Stryker Rejuvenate hip in 2010 and, in 2013, he underwent revision surgery.
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