Suits Pile Up In Zimmer Hip Device MDL

Law360, New York (July 21, 2010, 3:05 PM EDT) -- As more patients see their Zimmer Holdings Inc. Durom Cup hip implants fail, consolidated product liability litigation against the company continues to grow in the District of New Jersey.

At least 10 suits against the company were filed in federal courts around the country this week alleging that, rather than functioning as it should, the device resists bone growth and becomes loose, causing extreme pain and necessitating a revision surgery to replace the failed product.

These will soon be added to the 50 cases consolidated before...
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