Stryker Hip Lawsuit Filings Involving Rejuvenate and ABG II Hip Stems Exceed 3,700 in State and Federal Proceedings, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports

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The Firm is representing numerous clients in legal claims filed since the 2012 Stryker hip recall for Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular-Neck Hip Stems.

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Our Firm continues to receive inquiries from recipients of Rejuvenate and ABG II hip stems on a regular basis, even though it has been more than two years since the Stryker hip recall was announced.

More than 3,700 Stryker hip lawsuits (http://www.strykerhiprecallclaims.com/) have been filed in state and federal courts since Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular-Neck Hip Stems were recalled in 2012, U.S., Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to court documents, the litigation now includes some 2,064 cases that are part of a multicounty proceeding under in New Jersey’s Bergen County Superior Court, where the Firm is actively filing claims. (In Re Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Stem and the ABG II Modular Hip Stem Litigation, No. 296) Just over 1,700 additional cases involving Rejuvenate and ABG II hip stems have been filed in a federal multidistrict litigation established in U.S. District Court, District of Minnesota. (In re: Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation, No. 244)

“Our Firm continues to receive inquiries from recipients of Rejuvenate and ABG II hip stems on a regular basis, even though it has been more than two years since the Stryker hip recall was announced. It is not surprising that these litigations continue to grow,” 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 were allegedly harmed by Stryker’s Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular-Neck Hip Stems.

Stryker Hip Recall
The Stryker hip recall was announced by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration on July 6, 2012. Stryker has warned that fretting and corrosion of the Rejuvenate and ABG II hip stems places recipients at risk for adverse local tissue reactions, pain and swelling. In addition, the company has recommended that all patients fitted with one of these devices undergo medical testing to ensure it is working properly, even if they have not experienced any symptoms that would suggest a problem with their implant.*

According to court documents, plaintiffs in Stryker hip lawsuits allege that the Rejuvenate and ABG II stems were defectively designed, and accuse defendants of failing to subject the metal hip components to adequate testing prior to bringing them to market. The lawsuits further allege that metal debris generated from fretting and corrosion can result in a range of serious complications, including metallosis, osteolysis, chronic pain, and failure of the hip, which may result in the need for surgery to remove and replace the device. Many of these plaintiffs also claim that they continue to suffer from pain and disability, despite undergoing a revision procedure.

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 other 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.

*http://literature.ortho.stryker.com/files/REJUV_COM_23.pdf

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