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Some New Jersey Stryker Hip Lawsuits Slated for Mediation

Following news last month of four Stryker hip lawsuit settlements in New Jersey state court a judicial order from Dec. 16 in that same court has set a plan for sending 10 Stryker hip lawsuits to mediation according to court documents. The Rottenstein Law Group LLP discusses why some lawsuits might go to mediation… Read more

DePuy ASR, Stryker Settlements Dominated Metal-on-Metal Hip Implant News in 2013

Settlement talks were big news in the world of metal-on-metal hip implant lawsuits involving the DePuy Orthopaedics ASR and Stryker’s similar ABG II and Rejuvenate products. The Rottenstein Law Group LLP which represents clients in DePuy hip recall lawsuits notes that this year DePuy agreed to a multibillion dollar settlement and Stryker recently settled some… Read more

Stryker Hip Settlement News: Stryker Agrees to Settle Four NJ Lawsuits

Medical device manufacturer Stryker Corporation has agreed to settle four ABG II and Rejuvenate hip implant lawsuits in New Jersey according to court documents. The Rottenstein Law Group LLP notes that this Dec. 16 order follows October news that Stryker planned to set aside possibly $1 billion for ABG II and Rejuvenate-related litigation. … Read more

Final Stryker Hip Recall Lawsuits Conferences in 2013

As the year closes the Rottenstein Law Group LLP comments on the status of Stryker hip recall lawsuits in both federal and state courts and offers its insight into the year ahead. There are about 400 Stryker lawsuits pending in a consolidation of cases in U.S. District Court in Minnesota called a “multidistrict litigation”… Read more

Stryker Hip Injury Claims Number Nearly 400 in Federal Court

Recently updated court records indicate that there are now about 400 Stryker hip injury claims recently consolidated in federal court in Minnesota. The Stryker lawsuits involve two of the company’s metal-on-metal hip implant products the Rejuvenate and the ABG II both recalled in 2012. Claims against Stryker range from metal… Read more

Report Highlights Geography of Stryker Hip Lawsuits

Minnesota Illinois Arkansas California Florida and Louisiana are the top states for Stryker hip lawsuits in federal district court according to court documents. The Rottenstein Law Group LLP reports that there are only about a dozen states in which no one has yet filed a Stryker lawsuit that was consolidated for… Read more

Stryker Hip Lawsuits Increased in Federal Court in Minnesota

There are now nearly 400 Stryker hip lawsuits pending in a federal case consolidation in Minnesota according to court documents. The Rottenstein Law Group LLP which maintains a Stryker lawsuits website notes that the lawsuits involve plaintiffs’ use of two of the company’s metal-on-metal hip implant products the ABG II and the Rejuvenate…. Read more

RLG Explains What DePuy Settlement Means for Stryker Patients

Following news in a Nov. 13 New York Times article that Johnson & Johnson will pay out $4 billion in DePuy settlements of metal-on-metal ASR hip implant lawsuits RLG comments on the status of Stryker lawsuits. Stryker’s Rejuvenate and ABG II are products similar to the ASR and lawsuits are pending in federal and state courts…. Read more

Stryker Hip Lawsuit News: Pretrial Processes Ordered in New Jersey Cases

The 600 Stryker lawsuits consolidated in New Jersey Superior Court are moving along as scheduled according to court documents. RLG notes a recent order in which the court is directing parties on matters relating to discovery (the trading of relevant information between parties) including the scope parameters and timing. Judge… Read more

Key Milestone Achieved in Federal Stryker Hip Lawsuits

Stryker lawsuits are progressing in federal cases consolidated in federal court in Minnesota. A leadership structure for plaintiffs’ counsel was ordered according to court documents. The formation allows for a single attorney or several attorneys to coordinate the pretrial efforts of any number of plaintiffs’ attorneys so that the cases… Read more

Are Stryker Settlements Coming Soon?

Amid news of a possible mass settlement of nationwide DePuy ASR lawsuits the lawyers at RLG discuss the status of Stryker ABG II and Rejuvenate lawsuits and settlements and what those looking to file such lawsuits can expect out of possible settlement outcomes. DePuy has been considering settling more than 11 000… Read more

New Order in Stryker Hip Litigation Shows New Jersey Case Progress

By Oct. 15 two Stryker hip lawsuits are to be selected for mediation proceedings in New Jersey Superior Court according to court documents. The parties have 60 days to engage in formal mediation once the cases are selected according to court documents (In re: Stryker Rejuvenate Hip Stem and the ABG II… Read more

FDA Plans Unique IDs for Medical Devices Such as Stryker Hip Implants

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced recently that it has developed a system of unique identification numbers for medical devices a move it says will improve the quality of information in medical device adverse events reports according to an announcement from the agency. The Unique Device Identification System will… Read more

Stryker Hip Lawsuits Moving Along in Federal Court in Minnesota

Stryker hip lawsuits are moving along in federal court in Minnesota. A status conference held on Sept. 9 oversaw the creation of some basic foundations for the federal consolidation of cases including the selection of plaintiffs’ counsel and a leadership structure according to court documents. The consolidation called a… Read more

Stryker Hip Lawsuits Progressing in NJ Court

Stryker hip lawsuits are moving along in New Jersey Superior Court in Bergen County. Recently a July 26 Case Management Order called for the addressing of a number of concerns including the selection of Stryker lawsuits for mediation and the methods for discovery according to court documents. RLG a metal-on-metal hip law… Read more

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