Navigation Links
Biomet Hip Lawsuit News: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Latest Developments in Federal Litigation for Biomet Hip Replacement Lawsuits
Date:5/15/2013

New York, NY (PRWEB) May 15, 2013

The federal Biomet hip lawsuit consolidated litigation underway in U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana, continues to move forward, Bernstein Liebhard LLP reports. According to a Joint Stipulation issued on May 14th, the parties have agreed to the dismissal of all “improper defendants,” in the litigation, including all “John Does” and all but four Biomet entities: Biomet Inc.; Biomet Orthopedics LLC; Biomet Manufacturing Corp.; and Biomet U.S. Reconstruction LLC. In an Order dated May 3rd, U.S. District Judge Robert L. Miller Jr. also directed that Biomet corporate depositions be conducted at locations in either South Bend or Fort Wayne, Ind., both of which are within easy reach of Biomet’s headquarters. (In re: Biomet M2a Magnum Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation - MDL No. 2391)

“We are pleased to see this litigation moving forward. We continue to hear from Biomet hip replacement recipients who have suffered serious complications, allegedly due to the Biomet M2a Magnum hip replacement. We expect many more Biome hip replacement lawsuits to be filed in this proceeding in the future,” says Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing the victims of defective drugs and medical devices. The Firm is currently representing Biomet hip lawsuit clients in the federal multidistrict litigation, and continues to offer free legal evaluations to individuals allegedly injured by the Biomet M2a hip.

Biomet Hip Replacement Lawsuits
According to court documents, more than 140 Biomet hip replacement lawsuits have been filed in Indiana. The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation ordered the transfer of all federally-filed Biomet hip lawsuits to the Northern District of Indiana in October 2012. All of the complaints pending in the litigation share similar allegations that the metal-on-metal design of the M2a Magnum hip has a propensity to generate high levels of metal ions, cause metallosis in the surrounding tissue and/or fail prematurely.

Metal-on-metal hip implants, like the Biomet M2a Magnum, are currently the subject of a U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) safety review. On January 17th, the FDA proposed an order requiring manufacturers of metal-on-metal total hip replacement systems to submit premarket approval (PMA) applications, which would make them ineligible for 510(k) clearance. The agency has also recommended that doctors consider metal ion testing for all-metal hip replacement patients who are experiencing symptoms of a metal-on-metal hip implant failure, including pain, swelling, loosening of the implant, or change in the ability to walk.*

Individuals who have allegedly suffered metallosis, hip implant failure, and other serious complications as a result of a the M2a Magnum hip may be entitled to compensation for their medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages. To learn more about filing a Biomet hip lawsuit, please visit Bernstein Liebhard’s website. For additional information, contact one of our attorneys today by calling 800-511-5092.

*fda.gov/MedicalDevices/ProductsandMedicalProcedures/ImplantsandProsthetics/MetalonMetalHipImplants/default.htm

About Bernstein Liebhard
Bernstein Liebhard LLP is a New York-based law firm exclusively representing injured persons in complex individual and class action lawsuits nationwide since 1993, including those who have been harmed by dangerous drugs, defective medical devices and consumer products. The firm has been named by The National Law Journal to the “Plaintiffs’ Hot List,” recognizing the top plaintiffs’ firms in the country, for the past 10 consecutive years.

Bernstein Liebhard LLP
10 East 40th Street
New York, New York 10016
800-511-5092

ATTORNEY ADVERTISING. © 2013 Bernstein Liebhard LLP. The law firm responsible for this advertisement is Bernstein Liebhard LLP, 10 East 40th Street, New York, New York 10016, (212) 779-1414 Prior results do not guarantee or predict a similar outcome with respect to any future matter.
###

Contact Information:
Felecia L. Stern, Esq.
Bernstein Liebhard LLP
info(at)consumerinjurylawyers(dot)com
http://www.consumerinjurylawyers.com

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/biomet-hip-lawsuit/biomet-m2a-magnum-hip/prweb10736798.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. US Drug Watchdog Has Added Wright, Stryker, Biomet, and Zimmer To Their Initiative For All Metal Hip Implant Failures Victims & Offers Them The Names Of The Best Lawyers
2. US Drug Watchdog Now Offers DePuy, Stryker, Biomet, Zimmer, and Wright All Metal Hip Implant Failure Victims the Names of the Best Law Firms-Don't Get Left Holding the Bag
3. US Drug Watchdog Now Offers Recipients Of A DePuy, Wright, Stryker, Biomet or Zimmer Metal on Metal Hip Implant The Names of the Best Law Firms If Their Hip Has Failed
4. US Drug Watchdog Now Urges All Zimmer, Stryker, Biomet, Wright and DePuy Metal Hip Implant Recipients to Get Blood Tests
5. US Drug Watchdog Now Urges All Zimmer Stryker, Biomet, Wright and DePuy All Metal Hip Implant Recipients to Get A Blood Test For A Failure-Don't Get Left Holding the Bag
6. MinuteHound News: Top Three Ways To Save Money With Biometric Time and Attendance Solutions
7. Law Firm Issues Biomet Hip Infographic Warning Consumers About the Dangers of Biomet Hip Implants
8. MinuteHound Annouces Top 5 Reasons Businesses Increasingly Switching To Biometrics
9. MinuteHound Releases Time Clock Software Featuring Secure Biometric Technology for Business Applications
10. Biomet Hip Replacement Lawsuits: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Upcoming Status Conference in Federal Biomet Hip Litigation
11. Biomet Hip Lawsuit: Bernstein Liebhard LLP Notes Issuance of New Order in Federal Biomet Hip Replacement Litigation
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/13/2017)... Pekin, IL (PRWEB) , ... October 13, 2017 ... ... Foundation, which established the certification process to promote standards of excellence for the ... iaedp™ Symposium, scheduled for March 22 – 25, 2018 in Orlando, Florida at ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... , ... October 13, 2017 , ... Lori R. Somekh, ... member of ElderCounsel, a national organization of elder law and special needs planning attorneys. ... and rules. It also provides a forum to network with elder law attorneys nationwide,” ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) ... a collection of specialty vendors and unique items from across the nation, this holiday-themed ... and wellness services offered by the VNA. The boutique will be open Saturday, ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... ... Yisrayl Hawkins, Pastor and Overseer at The House of Yahweh, has released a ... books in the Holy Scriptures, Revelation. The Book of Revelation paints a picture of ... have tossed it off as mere rubbish, but Yisrayl Hawkins says that is because ...
(Date:10/13/2017)... ... October 13, 2017 , ... “The Journey: From the ... danger possible to save lost souls in the Philippines. “The Journey: From the Mountains ... a dedicated teacher of the Bible. She has taught all ages and currently teaches ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:10/2/2017)... 2017  AllianceRx Walgreens Prime, the combined central specialty ... pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), today officially ... the unveiling of new signage at its headquarters in ... at a few other company-owned facilities across the country. ... some of whom will begin to see the AllianceRx ...
(Date:9/28/2017)... , Sept. 28, 2017 Hill-Rom Holdings, ... 2017 earnings conference call and webcast on Friday, November ... a.m. (EDT) and ending at approximately 8:30 a.m. (CDT) ... discussing the company,s 2017 financial performance and guidance for ... opportunities, initiatives to enhance operational performance, and long-range financial ...
(Date:9/27/2017)... Sept. 27, 2017  DarioHealth Corp. (NASDAQ: DRIO), a leading global digital ... its MyDario product is expected to appear on The Dr. Oz Show ... Oz Show airs in your area: http://www.doctoroz.com/page/where-watch-dr-oz-show ... The nine-time Emmy award-winning, The Dr. Oz Show kicked off ... The segment features ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: