Squeaky Hip Implant Suit Against Stryker Tossed

Law360, New York (October 24, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A woman who sued Stryker Corp. over a squeaky hip implant has lost her Colorado district court case after failing to show her claims aren't preempted, but a proposed product liability class action she helped bring in New Jersey over the same incident continues.

Colorado resident Jama Parker lost the case after Judge Robert E. Blackburn of the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado ruled Wednesday that the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act preempted her state law claims.

She had sued Stryker and...
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