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Biomet Hip Replacement News: Federal Multidistrict Litigation for Biomet Hip Lawsuits to Hold Status Conference, Bernstein Liebhard LLP Reports

New York, NY (PRWEB) September 15, 2013

Biomet hip replacement lawsuits ( alleging injury due to the metal-on-metal design of the Biomet M2a Magnum Hip Replacement System continue to move forward in the multidistrict litigation underway in U.S. District Court, Northern District of Indiana. According to court documents, the litigation’s next status conference has been scheduled for Monday, September 23, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. (In re: Biomet M2a Magnum Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation – MDL No. 2391)

“We are representing clients in some of the nearly 600 Biomet hip lawsuits now pending in the Northern District of Indiana, and continue to receive inquiries from recipients of the M2a Magnum hip on a regular basis. We are pleased to see this litigation moving forward,” says Bernstein Liebhard LLP, a nationwide law firm representing the victims of defective drugs and medical devices. The Firm continues to offer free and confidential Biomet hip lawsuit evaluations to individuals who may have been injured by the Biomet M2a Magnum Hip Replacement System.

Biomet Hip Replacement Lawsuits
According to court documents, all of the Biomet hip replacement claims pending in the Northern District of Indiana allege that the M2a Magnum’s metal-on-metal design can result in the shedding of dangerous amounts of toxic metal ions, leading to debilitating complications, including chronic pain and metallosis. Some of the plaintiffs claim that they have been forced to undergo painful revision surgery to replace their failing hip, and in many cases, continued to suffer permanent disability following its removal.

Metal-on-metal hip implants, like the Biomet hip replacement, have been the subject of growing safety concerns for several years now. In January 2013, the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) warned that metal-on-metal hips were associated with higher rates of early failure compared to those composed of other materials. The agency also advised all-metal hip recipients to undergo testing for dangerously high levels of metal in their blood if they experienced any symptoms that would indicate their hip was failing. In addition, the FDA proposed new guidelines that, if adopted, would impose stricter regulatory controls on metal-on-metal hip implants.

Biomet hip replacement recipients who have allegedly suffered serious complications due to the Biomet M2a Magnum hip may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages. Learn More about the dangers associated with metal-on-metal hip implants at Bernstein Liebhard LLP’s website. For additional information and a free case review, please call one our attorneys today at 800-511-5092.

About Bernstein Liebhard LLP
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.

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