Tag: Hip Implant Lawsuits


The Wright Hip Replacement Lawsuit – What You Need To Know

In the first of multiple upcoming trials in the multidistrict litigation (MDL) for the faulty Wright hip replacement system, a woman was awarded $11 million for damages including pain and suffering and medical expenses. Of the $11 million, $1 million constituted compensatory damages and the remaining $10 million served as punitive damages to punish the product’s manufacturer, Wright Medical, for

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Hip Replacement Manufacturer To Pay $4.5 Million

The first Wright hip replacement lawsuit resulted in a $4.5 million award to the plaintiff on June 12th. Several more lawsuits have been filed since. Hip replacement surgeries are one of the most common joint replacement procedures performed in the U.S.  Metal-on-Metal hip implants have known to cause problems in patients that are debilitating.  In some instances, the metal-on-metal causes

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