After a high-profile orthopedic surgeon reported an unacceptably high degree of Zimmer hip replacement failures on patients receiving the Zimmer Durom Cup, the company issued a temporary suspension of sales, then placed the product back on the market. Lawsuits have been filed against the company asserting Zimmer should have known the devices would fail and should have recalled them much earlier. If you or a loved one has suffered and you need legal assistance, please call the number listed above, or complete the form to the right to receive a free legal evaluation.
A South Carolina man has joined the hundreds of patients who have already filed Zimmer hip lawsuits after, he claims, he suffered serious injuries as a result of being implanted with Zimmer’s Durom Cup hip replacement system. He filed his lawsuit on the 18th of January, 2013, in the United States’ District Court for the District of South Carolina, in… Read more »
Mary Jo Ott was an Illinois resident who filed a Zimmer hip lawsuit in the United States’ District Court for the Northern District of Illinois that claimed that the device she had been implanted with had been designed and manufactured defectively. The plaintiff is seeking to hold device manufacturer Zimmer liable for the injuries she suffered in relation to the… Read more »
Metal-on-metal implant devices such as the Zimmer Durom Cup consist of a ball, stem and shell. These components have been linked with soft tissue damage in the recipient due to the components grinding against each other during activity and sometimes causing metal debris particles to be shed into surrounding tissues and the bloodstream. If this occurs, the patient will commonly… Read more »
A New Jersey couple has filed suit in a New York court against orthopedics device manufacturers Zimmer, Inc. after the husband suffered serious complications after being implanted with the Zimmer Durom Cup hip replacement device. Edward and Patricia Goodman filed their lawsuit in the United States’ District Court for the Southern District of New York on November 13, 2012 with… Read more »