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Wright Parent Slips Metal Hip Bellwether As Case Goes To Jury

Law360, Los Angeles (November 18, 2015, 10:26 PM EST) -- Wright Medical Group Inc. was set free from the first trial in multidistrict litigation over its medical device unit’s allegedly defective metal hip implant, but the jury may decide on the case against the unit itself, a Georgia federal judge ruled Wednesday.

Wright Medical Technology Inc. and its parent company sought a directed verdict after plaintiff Robyn Christiansen wrapped up her case Wednesday, urging U.S. District Judge William S. Duffey Jr. to find that Christiansen hadn’t put forth enough evidence to support the bulk of her...
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IN RE: Wright Medical Technology, Inc., Conserve Hip Implant Products Liability Litigation


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1:12-md-02329

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Georgia Northern

Nature of Suit

Personal Injury: Health Care/Pharmaceutical Personal Injury Product Liability

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William S. Duffey, Jr

Date Filed

February 27, 2012

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