New York, New York (PRWEB) March 09, 2014
Nearly 800 Stryker hip lawsuits (http://www.strykerhiprecallclaims.com/ ) filed on behalf of individuals who were allegedly injured by Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular-Neck Hip Stems continue to move forward in a multicounty litigation now underway in Bergen County Superior Court in New Jersey. According to court documents, the litigation’s next Case Management Conference will commence at 11:00 a.m. on April 1, 2014. (In Re Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Stem and the ABG II Modular Hip Stem Litigation, No. 296)
“Our Firm is actively filing Stryker hip recall claims in this proceeding. We look forward to more progress in the litigation in the coming months,” says Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing the victims of defective drugs and medical devices. The Firm continues to offer free legal evaluations to individuals who have suffered serious complications, allegedly related to the Stryker recall for Rejuvenate and ABG II hip stems.
Stryker Hip Recall
According to court documents, 797 Stryker hip lawsuits were filed in Bergen County Superior Court as February 25, 2014. All of the claims involve similar allegations regarding the propensity of the Rejuvenate and ABG II hip stems to fret and corrode, and to cause recipients to experience osteolysis, tissue necrosis, and other complications that necessitate replacement of the device. Court records in the proceeding indicate that nine of the ten Stryker hip recall claims chosen for early mediation have completed the process, with eight of the nine matters having been resolved through mediation. The court is preparing to begin Phase II of the early mediation process.
In addition to the claims pending in New Jersey, court records show that more than 570 federally-filed Stryker hip lawsuits involving similar allegations have been filed in a multidistrict litigation now underway in the U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota. (In re: Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation, MDL No. 2441)
Stryker recalled its Rejuvenate and ABG II hip stems in July 2012, after the company determined that the metal hip stems could fret and corrode at the at the modular-neck junction. Stryker has recommended that all Rejuvenate and ABG II recipients undergo blood and imaging tests to ensure their hip stems are functioning properly, even if they have not experienced any symptoms related to a failing hip implant.*
Individuals who suffered serious complications, allegedly due to defective Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular-Neck hip stems may be entitled to file their own Stryker hip lawsuit to obtain compensation for their injury-related damages. To learn more about the Stryker hip recall, please visit Bernstein Liebhard LLP’s website, or call 800-511-5092 to arrange for a free, no-obligation case review.
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 12 consecutive years. Bernstein Liebhard LLP is the only firm in the country to be named to this prestigious list every year since the list was first published in 2003.
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