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Smith & Nephew Birmingham Resurfacing premature hip failure. Many metal hip manufacturers have been under fire for the past decade over the premature failure of their metal on metal hip designs.

Smith & Nephew Birmingham Resurfacing premature hip failure

Smith & Nephew Birmingham Resurfacing premature hip failure. Smith & Nephew under fire over its BHR line of metal hip devices causing metal poisoning and pseudotumors.

Smith & Nephew Urgent Field Safety Recall Notice

Metal on metal hip implants have been around for the past two decades but they have been plagued with early failure, metal poisoning, tissue destruction and finally the need for painful replacement surgery.

Hip Implant Failure Attorney

Metal on metal hip implants have a high failure rate including those manufactured by Biomet, DePuy, Encore, Smith & Nephew, Stryker, Wright and Zimmer.

Now Howmedica Osteonics and its subsidiary Stryker have the dubious honor of being the latest metal on metal hip manufacturer to join the metal hip failure rogues gallery.

For the folks who have been injured or severely maimed by the defective Depuy ASR metal on metal hip implant, relief is around the corner. According to unnamed sources, Bloomberg News and the New York Times, a mammoth settlement is pending release in open federal court on Tuesday November 19th.

The proposed settlement is going to be presented in federal court and will need the blessing of the federal judge overseeing the DePuy ASR litigation, which at last count has passed the 12,000 mark for folks afflicted by the allegedly faulty hip implant.

According to Bloomberg News, Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) will pay more than $4 billion to resolve the product liability lawsuits over its recalled hip implants. This massive settlement is the largest of U.S. lawsuit claims over an allegedly defective medical device, and affects thousands of patients who have been injured by the metal on metal hip implant.

Settlement Impacts Thousands of Patients

Stryker Rejuvenate hip lawsuits are on a fast track in New Jersey state court, with a court mandated mediation program in place to try and reach a settlement.

More than 430 defective hip product liability Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II hip stems lawsuits are centralized in the Superior Court for Bergen County, New Jersey before Judge Brian R. Martinotti.

According to sources, Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and its subsidiary DePuy, are in active discussions to attempt a global settlement of their defective ASR metal on metal artificial hips.

DePuy ASR Metallosis Injury AttorneyJ&J Potential Settlement North of $3 Billion

Apparently J&J has discussed paying more than $3 billion to settle lawsuits over its recalled hip implants. J&J is exposed to over 11,500 product liability lawsuits in the U.S. and is considering paying more than $300,000 per case. According to experts, such a global settlement would surpass $3 billion if most plaintiffs accept the proposed terms, this valuation is 50% larger than previously proposed.

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