NJ Courts Mull Centralized Stryker Hip Implant Litigation

Law360, New York (October 24, 2012, 6:50 PM EDT) -- Plaintiffs suing a Stryker Corp. unit in New Jersey over allegedly defective hip implants that caused them to undergo painful and invasive surgery have asked the state court system to designate the cases for centralized management in Bergen County, according to a notice posted Wednesday.

Howmedica Osteonics Corp., which does business as Stryker Orthopaedics, has been hit with 10 cases in New Jersey alleging injuries over its Stryker Rejuvenate and ABG II Modular Hip Stems, and more suits are expected, plaintiffs' attorney Ellen Relkin of Weitz...
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