Zimmer Must Face Pa. Woman's Faulty Hip Implant Claims

Law360 (November 20, 2019, 9:12 PM EST) -- The Third Circuit has reversed the dismissal of a suit against Zimmer US Inc. over a woman's allegedly defective hip implant, saying it's up to a jury to decide whether she filed her claims too late.

In the split opinion published Wednesday, the appeals panel revived Marilyn Adams' suit alleging she was harmed by a Zimmer hip implant, which was tossed on the grounds that she missed the two-year statute of limitations by a matter of days. There are factual issues that a jury must decide about when Adams discovered it was the implant causing her pain, the panel said....

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