Category Archives: Litigation

Zimmer Durom Cup & MMC

Hip replacement manufacturer Zimmer Holdings Inc. voluntarily suspended sales of the Durom Cup in July 2008, but reintroduced the product to the market a few months later. Zimmer set aside millions of dollars to compensate patients who filed lawsuits after received Durom implants and later required revision surgery after suffering serious complications.
Promoted to younger, active patients, more than 12,000 individuals have had the Durom …

Hip Replacement Litigation

Over the past decade, there have been many recalls involving hip replacement systems. The Federal Drug Administration (FDA) has been collecting data on metal-on-metal hip replacement devices for a number of years and is working with physicians, researchers, regulatory agencies, and manufacturers in order to make recommendations for future use of these types of systems.

Many metal-on-metal hip replacement devices are the subject of litigation where thousands of patients have suffered …