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Nearly 80 Wright Conserve Hip Lawsuits Consolidated in Federal Court

There are nearly 80 Wright Conserve hip lawsuits in federal court in Georgia according to court documents. The Rottenstein Law Group LLP notes that these lawsuits involve plaintiffs who were implanted with any of the several products in the Conserve line. The Wright Conserve lawsuits were first consolidated into a “multidistrict litigation”… Read more

Wright To Sell Its Hips Division

The maker of the Wright Conserve and Profemur Z metal hip implants announced on June 19 that it was selling its hips and knees division. RLG which maintains Wright Conserve and Profemur Z lawsuit pages notes that federal Conserve hip lawsuits were consolidated in court because of the device’s serious alleged side effects (In re: Wright Medical… Read more

Wright To Sell Hip Implant Division

The maker of the Wright Conserve and Profemur Z metal hip implants announced on June 19 that it was selling its hips and knees division. RLG which maintains Wright Conserve and Profemur Z lawsuit pages notes that federal Conserve hip lawsuits were consolidated in court because of the device’s serious alleged side effects (In re: Wright Medical… Read more

DePuy Announces It Will Stop Selling Metal-On-Metal Hip Implants

Johnson & Johnson subsidiary DePuy Orthopaedics announced on May 16 that it will stop sales of metal-on-metal hip replacements. This comes after the company saw the market for the products drop significantly amid lawsuits and calls for increased regulation and after the 2010 recall of the DePuy ASR hip implant. Johnson… Read more

RLG Encouraged by Subpoena from Tennessee United States Attorney to Wright Medical

The Rottenstein Law Group which represents clients with claims stemming from the failures of defective hip replacement devices manufactured and sold by various companies has learned that one of the Tennessee U.S. Attorneys is looking into the Wright Profemur hip system. The ever-growing fiasco involving metal-on-metal hip replacement devices is… Read more

RLG Disappointed by Outcome of FDA’s Hip Implant Meeting

The Rottenstein Law Group is frustrated by the FDA’s failure to take aggressive measures to protect patients from metal-on-metal hip implants despite the negative opinions of the devices expressed by experts at a special meeting convened by the FDA this week. At the FDA meeting which took place on June 27… Read more

RLG Publicizes Smith & Nephew Metal-on-Metal Hip Component Recall

The Rottenstein Law Group which represents clients with claims stemming from the failures of defective hip replacement devices manufactured and sold by various companies has learned of a voluntary recall of another all-metal hip replacement product “following a higher than normal level of patient problems with the device.” According… Read more

RLG Supports FDA Initiative to Investigate Hip Dangers

The Rottenstein Law Group which represents clients with claims stemming from the severe adverse side effects of defective medical devices is fully supportive of the efforts of the U.S. FDA to study the dangers posed by metal-on-metal hip implants. According to a recent Reuters report on June 27-28 the… Read more

RLG Supports Congressional Efforts to Close Dangerous Medical Device Loophole

The Rottenstein Law Group is fully supportive of the efforts of Congressman Edward J. Markey to achieve “closure of dangerous medical device loophole.” Congressman Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) late last month released a comprehensive new report titled “Defective Devices Destroyed Lives: Loophole Leaves Patients Unprotected from Flawed Medical Devices.” Rep. Markey’s report highlights… Read more

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