On July 6, 2012 device manufacturer Stryker issued a voluntary recall of the Rejuvenate and ABG II hip replacement components due to the risk of fretting, corrosion, and resulting tissue damage. If you or a loved one has had a Stryker hip implant and has had complications, please call the number listed above or complete the form to the right to receive a free evaluation of your claim.
Early mediation efforts have resulted in Stryker hip settlements for four plaintiffs. Approximately 1,000 injured patients have filed suit against Howmedica Osteonics Corp., Stryker’s parent company, regarding complications with their Rejuvenate and ABG II hip implants. This number is expected to rise in the coming months. Roughly half of the claims against the company are pending in New Jersey state… Read more »
On October 31, 2012, Judge Joseph Tauro of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts dismissed a Stryker hip lawsuit for lack of diversity jurisdiction. The claim was filed by a Massachusetts resident after his mother, 79-year old Clara Exum, died after receiving reconstructive hip surgery to revise a previous operation that used “unspecified Stryker parts.” In June… Read more »