Minneapolis, MN (PRWEB) June 14, 2013
The law firm McSweeney / Langevin reports the United States judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation (MDL) has ordered 41 actions involving Stryker Rejuvenate and Stryker ABG II total hip replacement systems transferred to the District of Minnesota. According to the Transfer Order, the Stryker hip replacement system cases will be before the Honorable Donovan W. Frank who will coordinate or consolidate pretrial proceedings. (In Re: Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2441).
The law firm McSweeney / Langevin is dedicated to helping individuals and families affected by Stryker Rejuvenate and Stryker ABG II metal-on-metal total-hip-replacement-systems. McSweeney / Langevin has already filed a lawsuit naming Stryker as defendant, alleging manufacturing and design defects associated with Stryker’s Rejuvenate and ABG II total hip replacement systems. (US Dist. Crt. N. Dist. OH W. Div. Cramer v. Stryker Corporation, et al.3:13-cv-01068-JGC).
Stryker Orthopaedics, issued a recall of its Rejuvenate and ABG II modular-neck stems in July of 2012.
Individuals who experienced problems with metal-on-metal hips may file lawsuits against the devices’ manufacturers to seek compensation for their injuries. The defective hip lawyers of McSweeney / Langevin are handling cases involving Johnson & Johnson, Zimmer, Wright Medical, Stryker, Smith & Nephew and BioMet. "Our firm is committed to making sure individuals and families affected by these devices receive adequate compensation for their medical bills and physical suffering. I am proud to learn the Stryker cases will be consolidated in my home state of Minnesota before the Honorable Donovan W. Frank," says attorney Rhett McSweeney.
McSweeney / Langevin is offering free legal consultations to anyone injured as a result of a metal-on-metal hip replacement system. Individuals who have suffered from severe pain, typically radiating into the groin and/or back, difficulty standing or walking, necrosis (death of body tissue), bone and soft tissue damage, metallosis, elevated cobalt or chromium levels in blood, implant loosening, lysis (destruction of dissolution of cells), ostelysis, device failure, fluid collection and/or masses of tissues collecting around the joint or the need for additional revision surgeries (which may or may not be successful in correcting the problem) due to a metal-on-metal hip replacement device may be entitled to compensation for their medical care, pain and suffering, lost wages and/or other damages.
Individuals may contact a McSweeney / Langevin hip replacement lawyer 24/7 at 1-800-888-4425.