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Zimmer Must Face Majority Of NJ Hip Implant Suit

Law360 (February 27, 2018, 9:57 PM EST) -- A New Jersey federal court allowed most of a product liability action to proceed against Zimmer Inc., finding Monday that a couple presented plausible claims that the company built a defective hip replacement device and did not provide adequate warnings or instructions about its use or safety.

Zimmer had sought to dismiss the five-count amended complaint from Matthew and Robin Cerniglia, but U.S. District Judge Susan D. Wigenton on Monday allowed three New Jersey Product Liability Act counts for failure to warn and instruct, design defect...
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Case Information

Case Title

CERNIGLIA et al v. ZIMMER, INC. et al

Case Number



New Jersey

Nature of Suit

Personal Injury: Health Care/Pharmaceutical Personal Injury Product Liability


Susan D. Wigenton

Date Filed

July 7, 2017

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