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Joseph H. Saunders

Biomet Magnum Metal Hip Implant Lawsuits Settle for $56 Million

Biomet Settlement This week the federal multidistrict court approved a settlement of hundreds of lawsuits against Biomet, Incorporated. Biomet designed, manufactured, and marketed metal artificial¬† hip implants. ¬†These consumer lawsuits were brought by individuals who had been implanted with Biomet […]

Joseph H. Saunders

DePuy ASR Settlement Hearing Set

  ASR Hip Implant Judge David Katz scheduled a federal court hearing for next Tuesday November 19, 2013 at 4:30pm in Toledo, Ohio. The hearing notice does not specify the subject matter of the hearing but it is expected that […]

Joseph H. Saunders

DePuy ASR Trial Postponed for Two Weeks

The first federal Johnson & Johnson DePuy ASR metal hip implant trial was scheduled to start on September 9, 2013. The judge has delayed the start of the trial because there are legal rulings that need to be made before […]

Joseph H. Saunders

DePuy ASR Hip Implant Lawsuits Trials to Begin in 2013

Jury Trial Dates Set

Last Friday, December 28, 2012, United States District Judge David A. Katz scheduled the first jury trials in the DePuy ASR metal hip implant litigation. The DePuy ASR…

Joseph H. Saunders

Biomet Magnum Hip Implant Judge Sets First Court Hearing

United States District Judge Robert L. Miller Jr. in the Northern District of Indiana has scheduled the first court hearing for the newly coordinated litigation involving the metal on metal…

Joseph H. Saunders

Metal Hip Implant Failures Continue and Lawsuits Move Forward

As time goes on, more and more of the metal on metal hip implants are failing and patients are undergoing painful revision surgeries. The metal hip implants are failing because they are…

Joseph H. Saunders

Zimmer Durom Hip Implant Lawsuits Continue

The Zimmer Durom Hip Implant lawsuits began in 2008 when high failure rates for this artificial hip became apparent. The Durom had been on the market since 2006. On July 22, 2008, Zimmer…

Joseph H. Saunders

Stryker and Smith & Nephew Recall Hip Implants

In recent weeks two more hip implants have been recalled by manufacturers. Stryker recalled the Rejuvenate Hip Implant Sytem and Smith & Nephew recalled the R3 metal on metal system. The…

Joseph H. Saunders

Medtronic Infuse Bone Graft Lawsuits Increase

Infuse is a bio-engineered bone graft device that is marketed by Medtronic for lumbar surgery. It is intended as a substitute for the traditional surgical procedure involving the taking of a bone…

Joseph H. Saunders

Transvaginal Mesh Lawsuits Move Forward

Thousands of women who have had surgical mesh implanted to treat pelvic organ prolapse and stress urinary incontinence are suffering from serious complications that are very difficult or…