New York, New York (PRWEB) December 02, 2013
Hundreds of Stryker hip lawsuit (http://www.strykerhiprecallclaims.com/) claims alleging injury due to Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular-Neck Hip Stems continue to move forward in a multicounty litigation underway in New Jersey’s Bergen County Superior Court. According to court documents, the proceeding’s next Case Management Conference has been scheduled for December 16, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Court records indicate that over 550 product liability claims have been filed in New Jersey following the July 2012 announcement of the Stryker hip recall for Rejuvenate and ABG II hip stems. (In Re Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Stem and the ABG II Modular Hip Stem Litigation, No. 296)
“We are representing numerous Stryker hip recall clients in this proceeding, and are pleased that it continues to progress,” says Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing the victims of defective drugs and medical devices. The Firm continues to offer free Stryker hip lawsuit evaluations to individuals who allegedly suffered serious and debilitating complications due to the Rejuvenate and ABG II hip stems.
Stryker Hip Lawsuits
The worldwide Stryker hip recall for Rejuvenate and ABG II hip stems was announced on July 6, 2012, after it became apparent that the metal components had been subject to a high rate of fretting and corrosion at the modular-neck junction. This occurrence may result in a number of serious complications that could necessitate revision of the hip, including adverse local tissue reactions, pain, and swelling. To ensure that Rejuvenate and ABG II hip stems are performing as intended, Stryker has advised all individuals implanted with the recalled components to undergo medical screening, even if they are not experiencing any symptoms that might indicate a problem.*
Since the recall was issued, hundreds of Rejuvenate and ABG II recipients have filed Stryker hip lawsuits seeking compensation for injuries allegedly caused by the components. In addition to the claims pending in New Jersey, court records indicate that another 395 cases have been filed in a federal multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota. (In re: Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2441) According to court documents, plaintiffs in these claims similarly allege that they suffered metallosis, adverse local tissue reactions, necrosis, failure of the hip, and other disabling complications due to the defective nature of the devices.
Individuals who were allegedly harmed by Rejuvenate and ABG II hip stems may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and more. For more information on the Stryker hip recal l, please visit Bernstein Liebhard LLP’s website. For a free review of your potential Stryker hip lawsuit, please call 800-511-5092.
About Bernstein Liebhard LLP
Bernstein Liebhard LLP is a New York-based law firm exclusively representing injured persons in complex individual and class action lawsuits nationwide since 1993, including those who have been harmed by dangerous drugs, defective medical devices and consumer products. The firm has been named by The National Law Journal to the “Plaintiffs’ Hot List,” recognizing the top plaintiffs’ firms in the country, for the past 11 consecutive years.
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