Stryker Hip Implant Litigation Consolidated In Bergen County

Law360, New York (January 31, 2013, 3:54 PM EST) -- The New Jersey Supreme Court approved consolidating as multicounty litigation approximately 50 suits filed by plaintiffs alleging defective hip implants manufactured by a unit of Stryker Corp. caused them to undergo painful invasive surgery, according to a court notice posted Wednesday.

Medical device maker Howmedica Osteonics Corp., which does business as Stryker Orthopaedics, has been hit with 40 suits in New Jersey state courts alleging injuries over its Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular Hip Stems since last year, with another 12 suits waiting to be...
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