Settlement Reached In Stryker Hip Replacement Suits

Law360 (November 2, 2018, 6:15 PM EDT) -- The makers of Stryker hip replacement components have reached a confidential settlement with patients who had surgery to replace those components, a group of attorneys leading the litigation announced Friday.

The confidential settlement includes a multidistrict litigation case in Massachusetts federal court and a multicounty litigation in New Jersey state court, each of which was consolidated in 2017.

About 125 cases dealing with Stryker's unique LFIT Anatomic Cobalt Chromium V40 femoral heads have been centralized in Massachusetts federal court since the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation decided in April to allow patients to consolidate their claims. More than 140 other...

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