Hip Replacement Lawsuit Settlement Information
Over 20,000 hip implant lawsuits are pending for trial in the U.S. federal court system. Johnson & Johnson faces about 12,000 DePuy hip implant lawsuits while other manufacturers, such as Stryker, Biomet, Wright Medical, Zimmer, and Smith, also face thousands of litigations claiming early failure and dislocation of devices. Many users claim to have suffered from bone lysis, nerve palsy, metal toxicity, chronic pain, and other serious complications. DePuy ASR hip lawsuits lead the list, with 7,860 litigations pending in the court. The number of DePuy Pinnacle hip lawsuits exceeds 4,200 while about 600 Biomet metal hip lawsuits are centralized in the court of District Judge Robert Miller, Jr., of Indiana. At least 50 Wright Conserve hip lawsuits are filed in the U.S. federal courts.