Suits Over Defective Wright Hip Implant Stems Combined

Law360, New York (January 10, 2017, 4:24 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Monday consolidated two cases accusing Wright Medical Technology Inc. and MicroPort Orthopedics Inc. of hiding a serious defect in their prosthetic hip implants that caused part of the implant to break "suddenly and catastrophically," ruling that joining them for a Dec. 5 trial is logical. 

U.S. District Judge Christina A. Snyder consolidated the cases brought by Kristin Biorn and Richard Sarafian, given that they were already joined for discovery, their legal claims are identical, they're represented by the same attorneys, their...
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Case Title

Kristin Biorn v. Wright Medical Technology, Inc. et al


Case Number

2:15-cv-07102

Court

California Central

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

Christina A. Snyder

Date Filed

September 9, 2015


Case Title

Richard B. Sarafian v. Wright Medical Technology, Inc. et al


Case Number

2:15-cv-09397

Court

California Central

Nature of Suit

Personal Inj. Prod. Liability

Judge

Christina A. Snyder

Date Filed

December 4, 2015

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